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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find information about community support and our services during the coronavirus pandemic, on our information for residents pages, our information for businesses pages, and our community support hub page which has guidance to help coordinate community organisations.

See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

Friends, Family and Connected Persons

Information about the Friends, Family and Connected Persons Policy

Sometimes a child or young person cannot live at home with a parent either temporarily or permanently in a variety of circumstances. Adult friends, family members and other connected people, including professionals and Godparents, can put themselves forward to care for them.

The Friends, Family and Connected Persons policy explains the assessments and support available from West Berkshire Council to determine the suitability of prospective carers, the needs of the children and services and the support available to children and carers.