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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: Viability Assessment to care for my grandson
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Viability Assessment to care for my grandson

Dear magic30 Welcome to Family Rights Group’s (FRG) family and friends carers discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, FRG’s online adviser. Congratulations on the birth of your grandson. I am sorry to hear though of the difficulties your family is currently experiencing and t...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Why do they twist words
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Why do they twist words

Dear Cupcake Welcome to Family Rights Group’s family and friends carers’ discussion board. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry to hear that your grandson has been hurt and that there is a concern around possible non-accidental bruising to him. This can be a complex medical iss...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Family Law Group
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Family Law Group

Dear STB411 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. We do have a specialist parents’ discussion board which would be more suited to you but I will respond here. If you have further quer...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Getting support
Topic: Parenting assessment
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: Parenting assessment

Hi with regards to parenting assessment. Does past history get to be used. We were told it does not get included this was told to us by social worker however it's been added. And it does not paint my daughter in a very good light at keeping her little boy. The research I have done is inrealable. Th...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Advise please.
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Re: Advise please.

Dear unhappygrandmaT666 Thank you for your post and welcome to the family and friends carers discussion forum. I am sorry that have not received a response to your post before now. Regarding your concern about being able to support your son in his case, I think it would be alright for you to assist ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: BM applying to court to revoke SGO but she is in a DV relationship
Replies: 9
Views: 336

Re: BM applying to court to revoke SGO but she is in a DV relationship

Dear PLA4 Thank you for your further post. I am not sure that I can add much more to the advice already given regarding the birth mother not taking up her contact and her proosed application to the court to seek a discharge of the special guardian order. The position is that the birth mother will ha...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Need urgent advice
Replies: 72
Views: 6466

Re: Need urgent advice

Dear DB182 Thank you for your further posts. I see that you have already had advice from another poster on the forum which I hope you have found helpful. From what you have said it your posts, it appears that you are already taking appropriate action to deal with the inconsistencies in the assessmen...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Kinship advice
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: Kinship advice

Hello, We have put ourselves forward to foster my nieces children who are currently being fostered by Foster Carers. SW has said that we will be employed to look after them and should look up kinship. If it goes ahead one of us will have to give up work as they see young and as we have our own chil...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: my daughter
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: my daughter

Dear KT53 Welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion forum and thank you for posting. I can see that you are very concerned about your grandson and the possible outcome for your daughter and her son once she has completed the assessment. You have not said whether children’s services (the n...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Any chance of getting SGO for young grandchildren, age 70 and single.
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Any chance of getting SGO for young grandchildren, age 70 and single.

Dear suncloud Thank you for your post. I am sorry to read of your family’s difficult situation and from what you write you are more than keen to give your grandchildren a home. When a court is making a decision for a child or children it has to consider what is in the child’s best interest and which...