Search found 542 matches

by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: SS Pre Birth Assessment
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Re: SS Pre Birth Assessment

Dear Popsicle Welcome to FRG’s family and friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for posting. Your 17 year old daughter is due to give birth to her second child very soon. You are already caring for your daughter’s first baby under a Special Guardianship Order (SGO) and are worried that you ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Sibling care
Topic: Advice with regards to siblings
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Re: Advice with regards to siblings

Dear Breadline bound Welcome to the 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 to hear about the difficulties your family is having. You are currently caring for your 8 year old great-nephew. I think that you ma...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Private arrangement with mother
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Private arrangement with mother

Dear Sarah2019 Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers’ board and thank you for posting. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that we were not able to respond to your query sooner. I am also sorry to hear about difficulties you and your family are experiencing. You mention tha...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Lac Review
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Re: Lac Review

Dear Prim Thank you very much for your post and apologies for not replying before now due to the volume of work. You are absolutely right to want a copy of LAC review minutes in order to prepare for the next one and I am sorry to hear that you are have had difficulties getting them – hopefully you h...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Pre procèedings
Replies: 1
Views: 282

Re: Pre procèedings

Dear concernedgrandma Welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion forum. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I am sorry to see that children’s services is currently involved with your four grandchildren. At present, both you and your son are feeling frustrated by the la...
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: 316

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: 2
Views: 190

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: 335

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: 366

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: 361

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...