There are so many ways to provide practical support for carers.
Kids in care need a lot of focused time with their carers. Sometimes seemingly simple things can go a long way to help carry the load for carers who are giving their lives to providing nurturing, healing, care for children, which is not without unknowns, risks and a significant investment of time, energy, and emotion.
Your church can be a significant source of support for carers who are living on mission, 24-7.
Here are some ideas and guidelines to consider when it comes to supporting carers as a church, including:
Tips for supporting carers (being creative, specific, persistent, flexible and safe)
Practical support ideas
Foster Care support guidelines
The Homeward Project Discovery Pack contains many more ideas and guidance for developing a local ministry of Out-of-Home Care in your church and community. Find out more here or get in touch at email@example.com. We would love to support you to make a difference in your community where it’s really needed.