An annual report which includes information on the number of arrangements started each year.

Key points

  • 31 new private fostering arrangements were reported during the year, compared to 44 in the previous year.
  • 15 children received an initial visit from the local authority within 7 working days of notification of the beginning of the private fostering arrangement.
  • 29 private fostering homes known to local authorities at 31 March 2018.


Private fostering, April 2017 to March 2018
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