Fostering and adoption

Children - 5-8 years_
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 under 16, 18 if they are disabled is in the care of someone other than their parents or close relative.
Special guardianship is a court order which allows parental control over a child by individuals other than the parent.