Kinship Carers In West Dunbartonshire

Provide the highest possible quality of care to children and young people in West Dunbartonshire in ways that help them sustain relationships within family and community networks.

Provide the necessary supports to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people within their own families and communities.

Actively engage the wider community in West Dunbartonshire in protecting and caring for its children and young people

Maximise the potential for kinship and friendship networks to provide care for children and young people as an alternative to formally accommodating children.

Ensure that the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 are fully compiled within in relation to Kinship Care placements.

Kinship Care Policy