Fostering and adoption

Family, young people and child support
Our dedicated website to help you become a Waltham Forest foster carer.
Information on adopting in Waltham Forest including the adoption process and information sessions
Private fostering is when a child or young person is in the care of someone other than their pare
Special guardianship is a court order which allows parental control over a child by individuals o
A step-by-step guide to the adoption proce