This resource is to aid social work and child care practitioners and policy makers around the world in planning and providing better care for children—including family strengthening and out of home placement. Divided in five categories, the Toolkit contains a selection of practical guides and manuals to support a quality care system and the delivery of alternative care.

This section contains a selection of guides and manuals to support developing a comprehensive child care and protection system.
This section provides forms and guidelines for child or family assessments, care planning, and permanency planning -- including family reunification.
This section presents guidelines and resources to ensure quality child protection and care in emergencies.
This section presents a collection of resources to guide the development and implementation of standards and policies for support services, care…
This section presents tools to support the recruitment and training of caregivers, monitoring quality of care, and the needs of children in out of…