Info & Resources

This section focuses on key information which may be of benefit to you when you are caring for a child. It details the process and procedures of Children’s Hearings, how to access Legal Aid and important information on Private Fostering. There is also a section which contains different resources and leaflets which may assist you in the care of your child.

Please click on the links below to access the essential information that you need. These pages will be updated so keep an eye out for further information.

Children's Hearings

This page explains the Children’s Hearings process and your rights as a kinship carer.

Children's Hearings

Am I Entitled to Legal Aid?

Click here to find out what to do if you think you might be entitled to legal aid.

Legal Aid

Private Fostering

If you look after a child for more than 28 days you could be a private foster carer. This page explains the responsibilities of you and your local authority.

Private Fostering

Useful Resources

Our list of useful resources for kinship carers covers a wide range of information and guidance. Click here to find out more…

Useful Resources