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Family and friends care

  • When a child lives with family or friends instead of their parents
  • Information about the different types of family and friends care, including private fostering
  • What the legal term 'parental responsibility' means
  • If a child is considered 'looked after' it can affect a family and friends care arrangement
  • What happens if there are significant concerns about a child
  • Details about the different orders a family court may make for a child
  • An assessment is carried out to decide if the best place for the child is with you
  • There are a number of different organisations which can support you
  • There are a few changes that may take place in the future that could affect your arrangement

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