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Fostering, adopting and looked after children

Two young children.

The council has a responsibility for all children in care, including those in foster care and residential care.

We provide information and support for those interested in adoption or providing foster care. We also support children and young people who are adopted, living with foster carers or in care.


Adoption and fostering

Information and support services on adoption and fostering

Children in care

Information on services available to children and young people aged between 0 and 18 years who live ...

Corporate parenting

Corporate Parenting is the collective responsibility of the council to provide the best possible car ...

Family and friends care

This page outlines the support available to family and close friends that care for anothers children ...

From Care 2 Work

Information on supported employment for young people leaving care.

Promises to children and young people in care

The South Gloucestershire Childrens Trust Board with the Children in Care Council have made a set of ...

Supported lodgings for young people leaving care

We are recruiting people to give support and lodgings to young people leaving care

Virtual school

The virtual school enables the educational attainment of looked-after children to be tracked and sup ...

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