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Glossary: Family Network

A group of people close to a child made up of relatives and nonrelated connected people (where connected people has the same definition used in the Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations 2010 in addition to close family friends who have a connection with the child)

A family network could include step-parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, godparents, or close family friends.

(Definition provided by Working Together)