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by Administrator
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Sibling care
Topic: ARE YOU CARING FOR YOUR YOUNGER BROTHER OR SISTER(S)?
Replies: 0
Views: 57

ARE YOU CARING FOR YOUR YOUNGER BROTHER OR SISTER(S)?

Transparent Television are developing a sensitive documentary project about carers, following older siblings who are caring for their younger brothers and sisters and exploring the extra challenges they may face in light of their situation. They want to hear from those who are devoting their lives t...
by Administrator
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Party Parliamentary taskforce on kinship care
Replies: 0
Views: 244

Party Parliamentary taskforce on kinship care

Dear kinship carers, Please write/email your MP to increase awareness of kinship care, highlight key concerns faced by kinship carers & encourage them to get involved in the cross-party parliamentary taskforce on kinship care. The more of you who write a letter, the better - the taskforce is a r...
by Administrator
Wed May 16, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service survey
Replies: 0
Views: 3071

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
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Care Crisis Review – please give us your views
Replies: 0
Views: 3623

Care Crisis Review – please give us your views

Family Rights Group is facilitating a sector-led Care Crisis Review which: • is examining the reasons for the record number of care order applications and high numbers of children in care; • aims to identify specific changes that can safely reduce the number of care cases coming before the family co...
by Administrator
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: How FRG advisers and moderator will work on the board
Topic: Availability over the Christmas period 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 5876

Availability over the Christmas period 2017

Hello everyone. Just to let you know FRG's availability over the Christmas period. The office, advice line and digital advice service will close at 3pm on Friday, 22nd December. The discussion boards will be moderated on 27th - 29th December. No posts will be answered during this time. The office an...
by Administrator
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Please sign petition so all kinship carers households are exempt for 2 child restriction re tax credits
Replies: 0
Views: 4056

Please sign petition so all kinship carers households are exempt for 2 child restriction re tax credits

Please sign and share this petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/202019 Following our collective lobbying efforts, the Government exempted kinship carers when taking on kin children from the 2 child restriction on child tax credit. But the way the Regulations have been written means a ki...
by Administrator
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service
Replies: 0
Views: 4654

Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service

Family Rights Group’s online advice service includes the information available on our website (for example, answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and our Advice Sheets) as well as information shared via our discussion boards. We are gathering the views of family & friends carers about how...
by Administrator
Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Your views wanted to influence social work training on permanence
Replies: 0
Views: 4656

Your views wanted to influence social work training on permanence

Family Rights Group is part of a partnership led by Mott MacDonald that has won a contract from the Department for Education to design a Continuous Professional Development programme on permanence for social workers. Permanence encompasses a child permanently returning home from care, being raised b...
by Administrator
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Welcome and rules of use
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 0
Views: 10209

Welcome!

Welcome to Family Rights Group’s discussion forum for family and friends carers! This forum provides an online place where family and friends carers can meet other people who are in the same situation. You can use the forum to chat informally or have serious discussions. Family Rights Group will use...

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