The Brent Fostering Handbook is being updated. Please do not refer to this version of the handbook.

For advice please contact: fostering@brent.gov.uk.

Useful Contacts and Suggestions


Local Contacts - Information on Fostering

My Supervising Social Worker
Tel: 020 8937 ….

My Foster Child’s Social Worker
Tel: 020 8937 ….

Emergency Duty Team
Emergency Duty Team Operating Hours: 5.00pm to 8.30am on weekdays, all day/night Saturday and Sunday, as well as all public holidays)
Tel: 020 8863 5250

Youth Offending Team
Tel: 020 8937 3832

Brent Sexual Health Advisor
Tel: 020 8937 3083

Brent Youth and Connexions Service
Tel: 020 8937 3680

LAC Participation Officer (Shirley Rickets)
Tel: 020 8937 4173

Wembley Centre for Health and Care
Tel: 020 8795 6000

LAC Education Team (Maggie Taylor)
Tel: 020 8937 4907

Complaints Officer
Tel: 020 8937 3241

Therapeutic Services: Brent Child & Family Clinic
Tel: 020 8208 7200

London Borough of Brent Fostering Service
Email: fostering@brent.gov.uk

Brent Council
www.brent.gov.uk/complaints

Children & Families Complaints Team
Email: cf.complaints@brent.gov.uk

B My Voice
www.bmyvoice.org.uk


Local Contacts - Children's Social Work Services

Harlesden Locality Team
Tel: 020 8937 4767

Kingsbury Locality Team
Tel: 020 8937 4910

Kilburn Locality Team
Tel: 020 8937 4374

Wembley Locality Team
Tel: 020 8937 4719

Willesden Locality Team
Tel: 020 8937 4378


Local Contacts - Care Planning Team

Team A
Tel: 020 8937 4412

Team B
Tel: 020 8937 4904

Team C
Tel: 020 8937 4893

Team D
Tel: 020 8937 4723


Local Contacts - Placements Team

Fostering Recruitment and Assessment Team
Tel: 020 8937 4538

Fostering Support Team
Tel: 020 8937 4448

Adoption Team
Tel: 020 8937 4525

Kinship Team
Tel: 020 8937 4444


National Contacts

The Fostering Network
87 Blackfriars Road,
London
SE1 8HA
Tel: 020 7620 6400
Email: info@fostering.net
www.fostering.net

British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF)
Saffron House,
6 - 10 Kirby Street,
London
EC1N 8TS
Tel: 020 7421 2600
Email: mail@baaf.org.uk
www.baaf.org.uk

Independent Review Mechanism
Email: irm@baaf.org.uk

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
Email: enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk
www.ofsted.gov.uk

Charity Tax Aid
www.taxaid.org.uk

Department for Education (DforE)
Tel: 0870 000 2288
Email: info@education.gsi.gov.uk
www.education.gov.uk

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk

Family Rights Group
Tel: 0800 731 1696
Email: office@frg.org.uk
www.frg.org.uk

Foster Talk
Tel: 0844 800 3880

Child Line (Free phone)
Tel: 0800 88 4444


Suggestions

If you'd like to suggest an improvement for this resource please email to let us know: fostering@brent.gov.uk