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Data Provider: Welsh Government Experimental Statistics Private Fostering Serivces by local authority and measure
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Click here to sortNumber of children under private fostering arrangements at 31 MarchClick here to sortNumber of private fostering homes known to the local authority at 31 MarchClick here to sortNumber of notifications of the end of a private fostering arrangement received during the yearClick here to sortNumber of visits that were within 7 working days of notification of the beginning of the private fostering arrangement
[Collapse]Wales28203218
WalesIsle of Anglesey0011
Gwynedd0000
Conwy3200
Denbighshire0000
Flintshire6635
Wrexham5311
Powys0000
Ceredigion0000
Pembrokeshire2211
Carmarthenshire2244
Swansea0000
Neath Port Talbot0010
Bridgend0000
Vale of Glamorgan0000
Cardiff44102
Rhondda Cynon Taf0000
Merthyr Tydfil0000
Caerphilly0010
Blaenau Gwent0000
Torfaen1151
Monmouthshire0000
Newport5053

Metadata

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

Data are shown for each financial year from 2016-17.

Users, uses and context

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Rounding applied

None

Revisions information

Data prior to the last period covered have been revised since previously published. Revisions are marked in the data with an (r).

General description

The information is based on an annual statistical return.

Private fostering occurs when a child under 16 (under 18 if disabled) is cared for by an adult, who is not a relative, under a private arrangement between parent and carer that lasts for 28 days or more. Private foster carers may be from the child's extended family, eg a cousin or great aunt. However, a person who is a relative as defined under the Children Act 1989, i.e. a grandparent, brother, sister, aunt or uncle or a step-parent will not be a private foster carer. A private foster carer may be a friend of the family, the parent of a friend of the child, or someone previously unknown to the child's family who is willing to privately foster a child.


Data collection and calculation

The data were supplied to the Data Collection team within the Welsh Government by local authorities in Wales. The form applies an extensive series of validation checks to ensure that the information provided is accurate and consistent

Title

Private fostering services by local authority and measure

Last update

23 October 2019 23 October 2019

Next update

No longer updated

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Children Receiving Care and Support (aggregate)

Contact email

stats.pss@gov.wales

Designation

Experimental statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

Keywords

Fostering, Private Fostering, Child aggregate, Children, Assessments, Child Protection

Statistical quality

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