Private fostering

Private fostering is where parents place their child with a person who is not a close relative for over 28 days. It is an arrangement between parents and a carer or host family.

By law, you must tell us that you are making or have such an arrangement. 

Contact Social Care Direct

We need to ensure the child is safe and we can provide support and advice.

Read about private fostering on the Scottish Government website. 

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