Please read this privacy statement before completing this form: Southampton City Council will use the information you provide to process your enquiry regarding Fostering. The council will check and share this information with other Local Authorities and against Social Services databases which contain information which is compiled by council departments, Health Authorities, including Mental Health Services or Service Providers, Schools and Police. Your details, relating to your fostering enquiry, will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. If you have any queries on this, please contact us at FosteringandAdoption.Recruitment@southampton.gov.uk
We have a duty to make sure that we safeguard fostered children and for this reason we carry out extensive checks on applicants. Should you proceed on and apply to foster, further checks have to be carried out with the NSPCC, the police, probation services, schools services and the child protection plan.
By clicking the 'Submit' button, you are declaring that, to the best of your knowledge, the information provided on this form is correct. By submitting this form you are giving permission for initial background checks to be carried out on you and all members of your household who have also given their consent.
Thank you for your interest in fostering.