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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Challenging decisions
Topic: Can I get my granddaughter placed with me if its been to coury
Replies: 1
Views: 165

Re: Can I get my granddaughter placed with me if its been to coury

Dear Prim, Welcome to the Friends and Family Carers Forum. I am sorry for the delay in responding to your post. I can see that you have a residence order in respect of your 14 year old granddaughter but that her sister, aged 6, is in foster care under a full care order. You ask whether you could now...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Grandparent contact
Replies: 1
Views: 156

Re: Grandparent contact

Dear Pollydan, Welcome to the Friends and Family Carers Discussion Board. I am so sorry for the delay in responding to your post. I can understand how upset you are about not seeing your younger grandchildren. You are also worried about the unfairness to them as you have regular contact with the old...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: Viability assessment positive, what next, how is the procedure?
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Viability assessment positive, what next, how is the procedure?

Dear NanSy Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board. I am sorry to hear of your difficult family situation especially because you say that you are not in the United Kingdom at this time. The first starting point I think is to review our advice sheets so that you can get a better idea of how ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Looking for advice
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Re: Looking for advice

Dear vgjk22, Welcome to Family Rights Group. You should really post on the Parents forum here . However, I will answer the questions you have raised now. You say that you are separated from dad and he has a contact order. This involved him collecting and returning your daughter from grandmothers hom...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Fostering allowance for family members
Replies: 4
Views: 231

Re: Fostering allowance for family members

Dear Devotedauntie Welcome to the Family and Friends’ Carers’ board and thank you for your posts. ied53 has already given you some very helpful advice. I just wanted to add to this and link you up to some further information to assist you. If your nephew does become subject to a full care order you ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Confused and in need of help
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Confused and in need of help

Dear Kautostar, Thank you for posting back on the forum. I think it would be helpful if you could Pm me the concerns you mention, so that I can have a better understanding of the situation. I can certainly see why you are confused and want to question the local authority’s decision making. It sounds...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: What order and who chooses???
Replies: 1
Views: 226

Re: What order and who chooses???

Dear Pearl, Welcome to the Friends and family carers forum. Thank you for setting out the local authority’s involvement with your niece. You should get foster care allowance if your niece is a “looked after child”. She will a looked after child if: • she is accommodated-section 20 of the Children Ac...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Need help and advice
Replies: 1
Views: 207

Re: Need help and advice

Dear Halfway house girl Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers discussion board. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I can understand why you are feeling stressed in your current situation. You say you are looking after your nephew under a s.20 arrangement and, as a result, di...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Confused and in need of help
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Confused and in need of help

Dear KautoStar13 Welcome to the Board. I am sorry to hear that social workers have told your sister that they will be applying for a court order in respect of her daughter. It is unusual for social workers to become increasingly concerned about a child without sharing their concerns with the parents...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: Been applying for SGO and now been told we can't
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Re: Been applying for SGO and now been told we can't

Dear mummylozzy Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers discussion board. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I see from your post that you are very concerned about your position regarding the special guardianship order you are hoping to be granted by the court for your niece. ...

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