England is now subject to National lockdown: Stay at Home restrictions. You must stay at home.
Portsmouth City Council needs more foster carers to provide homes for Portsmouth children from babies through to teenagers. Foster carers do an amazing job in helping children and young people reach their full potential, and you could do it too.
Who can foster?
Is your child living with someone else during the current pandemic? If your child is living with someone who isn’t a close relative (i.e. grandparent, aunt, uncle or step-parent by marriage) and they are likely to be there for more than 28 days, then by law we need to be notified of this arrangement.
There can be many reasons why a child doesn’t live at home and someone else is required to care for them:
These types of arrangements are private fostering and legally we must be informed. To speak to us about a private fostering arrangement, please call the team on 023 9283 4071.