Adoption and special guardianship orders

What is the current number of children with plans for Adoption?


b. The current number of children with Placement Orders:


i. with links

ii. without links


c. The number of children matched with Adopters in the year 2016/17:
i. through In-house

ii. through inter-agency

13-  other local authorities

14 – Voluntary Adoption Agencies

d. Total special guardianship orders granted in the year 2016/17 to:
i. mainstream in-house foster carers
ii. Independent foster carers
iii. Connected carers (family and friends)

The total number was 161. However, we do not record the distinctions in i – iii, therefore we do not hold that information.