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by Administrator
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Virtual Lobby of Parliament for Kinship Carers
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Virtual Lobby of Parliament for Kinship Carers

Dear all, We are writing to invite you to participate in Family Rights Group’s Virtual Lobby of Parliament, taking place during Kinship Care Week 5-11 October. We are asking kinship carers and people with insight into kinship care to meet their local MP online, to raise awareness about kinship care,...
by Administrator
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: ***** WARNING - SCAM POSTS ON HERE ******
Replies: 1
Views: 85

Re: ***** WARNING - SCAM POSTS ON HERE ******

Dear Robin, Thank you for alerting us to the spam posts from Mahi01, as well as the excellent advice you posted on how to stay safe online. I can confirm I have banned the named user by their IP address and have deleted their posts and account. We get many of these registrations on a daily basis and...
by Administrator
Thu Apr 09, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: How FRG advisers and moderator will work on the board
Topic: Family Rights Group's availability over the Easter period
Replies: 0
Views: 1000

Family Rights Group's availability over the Easter period

Hello, Please be advised that Family Right's Group's advice line will close at 3pm on Thursday 9th April for the Easter Bank holiday. Normal opening hours will resume at 9.30am on Tuesday 14th April. You can continue to access information and advice via our website and this discussion board. Althoug...
by Administrator
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service survey
Replies: 0
Views: 1327

Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service survey

This survey is about how helpful you have found Family Rights Group's (FRG) online advice service. The online advice service includes our advice sheets, frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers and our discussion boards for parents and for family and friends carers. If you have used any of these...
by Administrator
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Welcome and rules of use
Topic: New registered users: A guide on how to post on the discussion board
Replies: 0
Views: 1422

New registered users: A guide on how to post on the discussion board

Hello There are two main types of posts you can make: a topic or a reply. Selecting the NEW TOPIC button in a forum button will take you to the posting screen. After submitting your post, a new topic will appear in that forum with your post as the first displayed. Other users (and you as well) are n...
by Administrator
Tue Dec 24, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: How FRG advisers and moderator will work on the board
Topic: Family Rights Group's availability over the Christmas/New Year period
Replies: 0
Views: 1379

Family Rights Group's availability over the Christmas/New Year period

Hello everyone, The office and advice line will close at 3pm on Tuesday, 24 December 2019 and will reopen at 9.30am on the 2 January 2020. The discussion boards will be moderated on Friday 27th, Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st December 2019 although we are unable to respond to your queries during this ...
by Administrator
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign

Around 200,000 children in the United Kingdom, who cannot live with their parents, are being raised by kinship carers including grandparents, older siblings, other relatives or friends, largely due to tragedy or trauma. Many get little or no practical or financial support. There are also some childr...
by Administrator
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 1051

Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign

Today we are launching the Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign. 200,000 children in the UK who are unable to live with their parents are being raised by family and friends e.g. grandparents - it's known as kinship care. We are asking you all to support the campaign to raise awareness and...
by Administrator
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Download our new report: The highs and lows of kinship care: analysis of a comprehensive survey of kinship carers 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 1214

Download our new report: The highs and lows of kinship care: analysis of a comprehensive survey of kinship carers 2019

A huge thank you to the 845 kinship carers who spent their precious time filling in the survey. The results will be invaluable in our efforts to raise awareness of kinship care, and achieve better support for kinship carers and the children they are raising. https://www.frg.org.uk/images/stories/Fro...
by Administrator
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Are you a kinship carer? Please share your experiences and your ideas for change with the Kinship Care Taskforce
Replies: 2
Views: 1383

Are you a kinship carer? Please share your experiences and your ideas for change with the Kinship Care Taskforce

The national cross-party Parliamentary Taskforce on Kinship Care has been holding special discussion meetings for kinship carers, and there’s still time for you to get your voice heard. If you’re a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, or a friend caring for a child who isn’t able to live with their pa...