There is a legal requirement for local authorities to be notified of any private fostering arrangements.
Parents and carers
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Teach your child the Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse. For further information visit NSPCC - The Underwear Rule.
All allegations about people who work with children, in statutory, independent or voluntary organisations, must be referred to the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO).
What can I do as a parent/carer if I am experiencing domestic abuse or my child is in an abusive relationship?
The online world is now an integral part of everyday life, especially for young people. As with the real world, there are risks online and it's important that you teach your child how to manage them.
If you are unaware of the practices in your area go to the GP list to see a list of those nearest to your address.
As a parent or carer, it is important to discuss with children the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships to help highlight potential risks to them.