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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: Funding
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Funding

Dear Charity Thank you for your post. I am not sure what you mean by accessing ‘fostering funding’ for your grandchildren’s addition educational support. Generally you or any other person who has parental responsibility (PR) for a child and who wishes to enhance the child’s educational chances can e...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Contact?
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Contact?

Dear nana&granda Thank you for your post. I see that you have a dilemma and from what you say you have always put your grandson’s best interests before your own. You do however ask a difficult question, one the one hand your grandson may have been ‘court ordered’ to have contact with his parents and...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Legal Guardian
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: Legal Guardian

Dear Dragonfly18, Welcome to the Family as Friends Carers Discussion Board. We give advice primarily about children services and you are asking a private law question. So I am afraid I can only give basic advice. Your question is about getting a legal order in respect of your nephew. Probably the ea...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Sibling care
Topic: Trying to split siblings
Replies: 2
Views: 187

Re: Trying to split siblings

Dear I justdontnoanymore, Welcome to the Friends and family discussion board. I can see that you are a foster carer for your 21 month old granddaughter. Your daughter has had another baby who is currently placed with her in a mother and baby unit. You have been assessed to care for this baby but hav...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Sibling care
Topic: Advice on special guardianship
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: Advice on special guardianship

Dear Pennywell Thank you for posting on the family and friends carers’ discussion board and welcome. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I am sorry that it has taken a little while to respond to your post. In your post you ask whether you would be successful in obtaining a speci...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: SGO advice
Replies: 6
Views: 6415

Re: SGO advice

Dear Nanna G Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. I am sorry that we were not able to respond to your query sooner. You are wondering whether there should be contact in the future between your granddaughter (for whom you have been the special guardi...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Initial assessment errors
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: Initial assessment errors

Dear Aloevera Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers discussion board and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear that you have not been recommended to be fully assessed as a connected person for your nephew. You have rightly reviewed the assessment and have identified that there are factual e...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: SGO advise please
Replies: 1
Views: 365

Re: SGO advise please

Dear Mumto3 Thanks for your post. It is good to hear that your niece in doing so well in your care and is such a cherished member of your family. I think many other special guardians would agree that the process of obtaining and caring for a child under a SGO can be challenging as well as rewarding....
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Support Groups
Topic: Autism spectrum disorders
Replies: 2
Views: 921

Re: Autism spectrum disorders

Dear worriedg Thank you for your further post. I am sorry to hear about the continuing difficulties your family are experiencing. Your adult daughter who is involved in care proceedings has now had a partial diagnosis of ASD. You don’t say if this was as part of an expert psychological/psychiatric a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Ward of court sibling contact
Replies: 1
Views: 823

Re: Ward of court sibling contact

Dear BrotherofWardofCourt

I have replied to your duplicate post.

Best wishes

Suzie