Information for placing children and young people in Telford and Wrekin

The placement of looked after children in the borough of Telford and Wrekin:

If your authority is planning to place a child or young person within the Borough of Telford and Wrekin, please consult with us prior to any placement (in line with the 2014 amendments to the Care, Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations, 2010).

Please direct your consultations to:

Jo Britton, Assistant Director for Children's Safeguarding and Specialist Services

Telephone: 01952 385008
Email: jo.britton@telford.gov.uk


Once agreement has been reached on the placement of a child or young person within Telford & Wrekin please complete this notification form and send by secure email to:

Email: familyconnect@telford.gcsx.gov.uk.

Following initial consultation, Telford & Wrekin's Children's Safeguarding team will liaise with your local authority to inform them of the services that are available to children and young people within the Borough. For information about these services please visit the early help for children and families section of our website.

When your child or young person changes address or leaves Telford & Wrekin, you must notify us again via the Family Connect email as above.

In order to ensure that our own register of children placed in this area by other local authorities is up to date, could you please inform us of any looked after children currently placed in Telford & Wrekin by your authority, by completing and returning the notification form

If you have previously advised us of any children or young people placed in Telford & Wrekin and they have now left the area please also use the notification form to advise us what date they left.


Missing persons

Please ensure that all providers that you use within Telford and Wrekin are fully aware that the West Mercia Missing Persons Policy must be used if one of your children or young people placed within Telford & Wrekin goes missing.

Please download the Telford & Wrekin Local Missing Procedures.


Useful websites

Our Local Telford & Wrekin Safeguarding Children Board Website.

Last updated: 10.31am on Friday 22 March 2019

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