Private Fostering Leaflet

This is a short leaflet explaining what private fostering is and how Children’s Services are involved.

This leaflet is for anyone who is caring or thinking of caring for someone else’s child.

The leaflet explains:

  • what private fostering is

  • how Children’s Services are involved

  • what is expected of you as a carer and

  • what services are available to assist carers

More information

For advice or information about private fostering arrangements, please contact the Initial Point of Contact team between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Telephone: 020 8871 6622
Email: ipoc@wandsworth.gov.uk

Initial Point of Contact 
Wandsworth Town Hall
Wandsworth
London SW18 2PT