Private foster parents must tell council
0 Have your say Northumberland families are being encouraged to get in touch with children’s services if they believe a child is being privately fostered to ensure they and the child receive any support that they need.
Private fostering is an arrangement made between a child’s parent and a private carer. It occurs when a child or young person under 16, or under 18 years if they are disabled, is cared for and provided with accommodation for more than 28 days, by an adult who is not a close relative.
A close relative is a grandparent, brother, sister, uncle or aunt, either full or half... read more
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