- the local-authority practice of placing a client in a foster family or voluntary establishment and paying for it
- (as modifier)boarding-out allowances
Examples from the Web for boarding out
Boarding-out is all right in good homes; the difficulty is to find good homes.
The second governs the boarding-out of children in localities outside the union.
Gheel is an example of the boarding-out system practised on a large scale.
In the Reports of the Inspectors generally, we have many pleasing instances of the social value of the boarding-out system.
In fact, in some villages, I found "boarding-out" a staple industry.