Why do we need to know?

The law states that parents and private foster carers in Cheshire West and Chester have to tell the borough council when a child is privately fostered. It is our legal duty to make sure all private fostering arrangements are safe for the child. Once informed of the arrangement we will check the suitability of private foster carers, make regular visits to the child and ensure advice, help and support is available when needed.

If you think you may be privately fostering, know someone who is, or simply want more information, call 01606 275099.

For further information visit www.privatefostering.org.uk