The Social Services are responsible for ensuring that you get a safe and secure home, with the opportunity for support and development. You have the right to express your opinion and to be listened to, and both you and your guardian have to accept the proposed residence.
Home for care or residence – HVB
HVB are homes for children and young people who are unable for various reasons to live with their parents.
You are entitled to a meaningful life during the time you live in a HVB. Under the Child Convention you have the right to rest, leisure and recreation adapted to your age. You also have the right to participate freely in cultural and artistic life. On the basis of your needs, you are also entitled to opportunities for sport and cultural activities in order to develop.
A foster home is when you live at home with a family. The social welfare committee decides when a foster home is to receive a child. You have the right to feel secure in the foster home. You must be treated with kindness and respect, and receive the same treatment as other children and young people in the foster home.