Looking after someone else's child and step-parent adoption
Children may be brought up by members of their extended families, friends or other people who are connected with them for a variety of reasons and in a variety of different arrangements. These arrangements have been detailed below.
Family Friends Care Policy Nov 2018470KB–pdf
This document outlines the different 'family and friends care' arrangements that can occur and explains the legal situation, the responsibilities of the carers and, where appropriate, the role of Children's Services.
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