Sophie* is an active, creative and caring 12 year old who is waiting for a long term foster placement.
Sophie loves trampolining, swimming, rounders, netball and Girl Guides. She also enjoys music, acting, arts and crafts, and cooking. Sophie likes helping out by tidying and washing up, she works hard at school, and she cares about people. Last year she did a sponsored walk to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. She has a good group of friends who she likes to meet up with or to go shopping and listen to music with.
Sophie has experienced neglect and is currently in a children’s home. She has worked hard to develop healthy eating habits and an active lifestyle so would benefit from being in an active family. She has learnt to trust people around her and can reflect on past experiences. Although it can take her time to trust new people, once she is relaxed she is great company. She would like to be part of a family who can make her feel welcome and who want to spend time with her.
To find out more about fostering Sophie, please fill in the form below and Home for Good will connect you with Oxfordshire County Council’s fostering team. Oxfordshire County Council are interested in hearing from people living in and around Oxfordshire, and will consider both registered foster carers and those who are interested in beginning the assessment and training process.
*Sophie’s name and photo have been changed to protect her identity.