Children's Act, 2005 (Act No. 38 of 2005)
Chapter 12 : Foster Care
181. Purposes of foster care
The purposes of foster care are to—
|(a)||protect and nurture children by providing a safe, healthy environment with positive support;|
|(b)||promote the goals of permanency planning, first towards family reunification, or by connecting children to other safe and nurturing family relationships intended to last a lifetime; and|
(c) respect the individual and family by demonstrating a respect for cultural, ethnic and community diversity.
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