Under the Social Services and Well-being Act (Wales) 2014, we will support children to live within their own families as long as it is safe for them to do so, and work with families to overcome the difficulties they are having so that whenever possible, their children can return home. However, if it is not safe or not possible for a child to stay in the family home, Children's Services will make arrangements for them to be looked after by the local authority. Sometimes this is referred to as 'being in care'.
Information for Children and Young People who are looked after.
Children and young people who are looked after in RCT have developed a website providing information for all children and young people who are looked after. For further information, click on the link below:
This web site also contains information about Leaving Care and Becoming Independent