Chil­dren’s fig­ures re­vealed at fo­rum

The Oban Times - - News -

THERE are 36 chil­dren ‘looked af­ter’ by the lo­cal au­thor­ity in Oban, Lorn and the isles.

The num­bers were given to the area’s com­mu­nity safety fo­rum last week by Ar­gyll and Bute coun­cil so­cial work­ers.

In the area there are two chil­dren un­der a com­mu­nity pro­tec­tion or­der, 16 chil­dren who are looked af­ter and ac­com­mo­dated by the lo­cal au­thor­ity, seven chil­dren are in foster care, two chil­dren are in spe­cial­ist units out­side Ar­gyll and Bute and nine un­der-16s are in kin­ship care.

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