Social Services generally becomes involved with families in stages and we can usually help you. It is important to take legal advice at an early stage, as it could help to avoid matters escalating.
You may have been asked to sign a s.20 agreement to allow the Local Authority to place your child in foster care with your consent. We can advise you about the implications of this and more information can be found by clicking here
- We will assess you for Legal Aid – those on certain benefits qualify automatically; others are means-tested
- We will provide legal advice and can attend meetings with you