Frequently asked questions for fathers
We know that sometimes fathers are overlooked or excluded by local authorities who are involved with the welfare and protection of their children.
We have written these frequently asked questions to help fathers (and father figures) whose children are involved with, or require, social care services. We hope that will help you to understand your legal responsibilities and rights and the options open to you.
Children's services are involved in my child's life, what are my rights as a father?
Fathers and family support
Fathers and contact
Fathers and child protection
Fathers and care proceedings
Fathers with a child in the care system
Fathers and adoption
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