For practitioners Resources Strategies for delivering safe and effective foster care Strategies for delivering safe and effective foster care – A review of the evidence for those designing and delivering foster care programmes. The evidence presented in this report suggests that there is no one blueprint of universal elements for successful foster care programmes. Those developing and delivering foster care programmes must carefully examine their specific local context and adapt programmes accordingly. However, there are some core components that all foster care programmes must have to ensure that they are safe and effective in meeting children’s needs. Every child deserves the permanent care of a safe family and access to alternative care when needed. Read the full report here.