Runaway, absent, missing from foster care checklist

If a child or young person that you look after has not returned home, or to any other place they are supposed to be, it’s right to be concerned, but it’s also important not to panic. It’s highly likely that all will be well, but whatever the situation, you won’t be dealing with it alone. This checklist helps foster carers to think through who to contact and what to record.

Runaway, absent, missing from foster care checklist (October 2016)