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Online private fostering workshop takes place this December

2 December 2020
If you are looking after a child on behalf of a friend or family member, you may be entitled to a range of support from the council.
A free private fostering workshop will take place on Friday 11 December, offering advice and guidance to residents, volunteers and professionals.
Cllr James Halden, Cabinet member for children's and adult social care, said: "Our virtual workshops are a great opportunity for attendees to learn how to identify and recognise what private fostering is.

Free private fostering workshops

7 September 2020
If you are looking after a child on behalf of a friend or family member, you may need to let us know. You may also be entitled to a range of support.
A series of online private fostering workshops will take place in the coming months, offering advice and guidance to members of the public, volunteers and professionals.

Free Private Fostering workshop

21 February 2020
A free workshop will take place on Friday 6 March 2020 advising professionals, volunteers and members of the public on private fostering.
Private fostering is when a child under the age of 16, or 18 if disabled, is being cared away from their home by someone who is not a parent or close relative for 28 days or more.
The free session is taking place in Committee Room 2, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, RM17 6SL from 10am to midday on Friday 6 March.

Free private fostering workshop

30 August 2019
A free workshop will take place on Monday 16 September 2019, offering advice about private fostering to members of the public, volunteers and professionals.
Private fostering is when a child under the age of 16 – or 18, if disabled – is being cared for, away from their home, by someone who is not a parent or close relative, for 28 days or more.
The free session is taking place in Committee Room 3 of the Civic Offices in New Road, Grays from 10am to midday on Monday 16 September.