The number of notifications of private fostering arrangements in England during the year ending 31 March 2015.
Figures on notifications received by local authorities of children cared for and accommodated in private fostering arrangements in England.
A privately-fostered child is defined as one under the age of 16 (18 if disabled) that is cared for by someone other than a parent or close relative as defined in section 105 of the Children Act 1989.
Children’s services statistics team
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