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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Support Groups
Topic: Contact with Nephew in Foster care
Replies: 1
Views: 601

Re: Contact with Nephew in Foster care

Dear Mrs77 Thank you for your post and welcome to our discussion board. I apologise for the long delay in responding to you. My response has now been superseded by the National Lockdown, however Family Rights Group were instrumental in negotiating with the Government about their policies relating to...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Please help us
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Re: Please help us

Dear Gemini2020 Thank you for your post and welcome to our discussion board. I apologise for the long delay in responding to you. I am sorry to read that you failed an assessment that may have allowed you to care for your granddaughter and to read that children’s services had some historical concern...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:18 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Advice required.
Replies: 1
Views: 539

Re: Advice required.

Dear Nannahelp Welcome to Family Rights Group’s Family and Friends’ carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that there has been a delay in replying to your post. First of all, congratulations that you are about to become a gran...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Address change
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Address change

Dear Mother2-3, My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. Thank you for your post and sorry for the delay in responding. As Robin has already stated in most cases there is no obligation for you to provide the local authority with your change of address, however the exception is if you...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: SGO and care orders
Replies: 1
Views: 1078

Re: SGO and care orders

Dear Rain, Welcome to the Friends and Family Discussion Board. Your post is about your niece, who has recently become subject to a Care Order and is therefore now a Looked After Child. During care proceedings, you initially felt you were unable to put yourself forward as a Special Guardian for your ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Why do they twist words
Replies: 4
Views: 1274

Re: Why do they twist words

Dear Cupcake1, Thank you very much for taking the time to post and I am sorry to hear that that you are having difficulties with your SGO assessment. As I understand your grandson is currently in foster care, you have had a positive viability assessment but your full SGO assessment is ongoing. I am ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Children coming into the care system under section 20 voluntary arrangements
Topic: Should he have been Section 20
Replies: 3
Views: 3971

Re: Should he have been Section 20

Dear Disgruntled, Thank you very much for taking the time to post and I apologise for the delay in getting back to you. To clarify, you have been caring for your son’s friend from October 2018 until March this year. He was 15 when he came to live with you. From the information you have provided it a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Need urgent advice
Replies: 81
Views: 16796

Re: Need urgent advice

Dear Mr G, Welcome to Family Rights Group. You have posted on a forum that is meant for friends and family carers, people who look after other people’s children such as grandparents who care full time for their grandchildren. As you are a parent you could instead post on our Parents Board. The Paren...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Need urgent advice
Replies: 81
Views: 16796

Re: Need urgent advice

Dear DB182 Thank you for your updating post. I would just like to echo Robin’s congratulations and to say well done on your achievements to date. I hope that the further assessments and panels are positive too. Please do keep the board updated as you have been doing as I think it helps other relativ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Contact
Replies: 1
Views: 1129

Re: Contact

Dear MCA35, Welcome to the Family and Friends Board. You have been caring for a child for over 3 years now under a Child Arrangements Order. This means that you share Parental Responsibility with the child’s parents, and when it is possible to do so, it is a good idea to consult on decisions – you c...