The Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2020 came into force on 25 September 2020.  The Regulations can be accessed in full here with Department for Education guidance guidance for local authorities on children’s social care.

Subsequent regulations relating to the national lockdown in England are here with Department for Education guidance here.

CoramBAAF Guidance

We hope the following document will be helpful to practitioners delivering services in the current situation: 

External Resources

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory have produced guidance on The Potential Impacts of Covid-19 on Kinship Carers and Special Guardians 

The Family Rights Group have produced Advice for family and friends carers (known as kinship carers) during the Coronavirus Crisis 

Grandparents Plus have also produced information about The Impact of Coronavirus on Kinship Families and a resource list