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All types of families


Families with adopted children

Adoptive families are families with a child or children who have been adopted.

Families with step-children

Step families consist of a child or children, a biological parent, and a step parent or cohabiting parent who has assumed a parental role.

Foster families

In foster families, parents undertake to care for children over a longer or shorter period, depending on the circumstances of the children.

Single parents

A family where a man or a woman lives with his/her child or children is called a single-parent family. Sometimes this family form is temporary.


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