Parents and carers' zone
Specifically for young people looked after by Kent County
Council, the Virtual School Kent is a multi-agency professional
team which aims to promote and improve the health and achievement
of all KCC Looked After Children.
We believe that children thrive when parents/carers and
professionals work together. We provide
information to parents/carersabout education to help them make
the right decisions for their child.
Clear, up to date legal advice about adoption, fostering,
domestic violence, child abuse etc.
Useful information is you are thinking about adopting
that can help you make a decision.
Independent national advice centre for parents. Topics include
school exclusion, special educational needs (SEN), bullying and
school admission appeals.
Advice for parents and pupils.
Be My Parent is a family-finding service from the British
Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF).
The UK's leading charity for everyone with
either a personal or professional involvement in fostering. The
organisation aims to ensure the highest standards of care for the
50,000 children and young people living with foster families on any
given day in the UK.
The Therapeutic Reparenting Scheme helps children aged between 4
and 13 to start a recovery process towards achieving stability and
security in their lives.
Support for young people with anti-social behaviour problems and
non-chronic mental health needs.
A registered UK charity committed to keeping children safe
from harm or abuse.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Information for everyone in Kent who is concerned about
safeguarding children and meeting their needs.
A selection of books specifically for 'looked after
children', most of these books are available in local
A charity that acts as an umbrella body for organisations
working with children and young people in England & Northern