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Adoption and fostering

Information about adoption and fostering services in Devon.


Aims to find safe, secure, permanent homes for children who are unable to live with their birth families


Looking after a child or young person who is not able to live with their birth family

Private fostering

When a child is looked after by someone who is not a close relative, guardian or person with parental responsibility