Manchester City Council

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Placing looked after children in Manchester

  1. Professionals seeking to place a looked after child with us should follow this process: 

    Contact us

    Discuss the placement with our Centralised Placement Service on 0161 234 3930 or email:

    Notification of placement

    If you decide to go ahead with the placement, you will need to complete our notification of placement form. Send the completed form via secure email to

    Information for education & health

    Placement changes and end

    You must notify us about the end of a placement or any changes by filling in section 2 of the notification of placement form and emailing it back via secure email to

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