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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Special guardianship allowance
Replies: 3
Views: 641

Re: Special guardianship allowance

Dear Naturescape123, Welcome to the Friends and Family Carers Forum. I Am Suzie, FRG’s online adviser. I agree with Robin’s advice to you. It will be much more difficult to claim anything back now. (Thank you Robin for your advice.) I would like to add something. I think it is important to know what...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: SGO application and Medical
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: SGO application and Medical

Dear Keefn164, Welcome to the Friends and Family carers forum. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your partner’s granddaughter. That must have been very difficult for your family. I can see that you and your partner have been asked by children ser...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: New to all this
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Re: New to all this

Dear pcp18mcn Welcome to the family and friends’ discussion board and thanks for posting. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. You are concerned about the viability assessment which is going to be done with your dad. Normally, a viability is a short assessment which, if positive ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Likelyhood of SGO Success
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Likelyhood of SGO Success

Hello, I hope everyone is staying safe in these crazy times. I have a question regarding the viability assessments of SGO. I'll try to summarise the story so far: My niece has been taken from her mum under a PPO around a month ago, since then she was placed with her half-sister who is being assesse...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: SGO advice
Replies: 10
Views: 10583

Re: SGO advice

I have had my grandchildren for 4 years now . I don't have a social worker as they are with me on sgo. Can I request one as I need to be helping them to get back to mum. I am hitting a brick wall and don't know where to turn. I thought a SW would be able to help me and if so can I go to my local co...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon May 18, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: Sgo assessment
Replies: 19
Views: 1730

Re: Sgo assessment

Dear Oaktree

Just to let you know that I have sent you a private message as requested.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon May 04, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: SS Next Steps
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: SS Next Steps

Dear aj456 Thank you for your further post. I am sorry that we have not responded to you sooner. I can see that you have been worried about your baby niece’s welfare for some time and you have let children’s services know what you are worried about – including sharing a concerning video with them. A...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Grandparents rights / C2 application
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Re: Grandparents rights / C2 application

Dear El909, Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers Forum. I am sorry to hear that you are having difficulty seeing your grandchild. Your question is about a court application for contact. Have you been through the mediation process that is needed? If not, please look at the Family mediation counci...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: Sgo assessment
Replies: 19
Views: 1730

Re: Sgo assessment

Dear Oaktree, Welcome to the Friends and Family Carers Forum. I can see that there are care proceedings in respect of your sisters 4 children as children services are concerned that they suffered non- accidental injuries. I am so sorry to hear this. I cannot imagine how difficult it must be for the ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: SGO advice
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: SGO advice

Dear cazdob, Welcome to the Friends and Family carers forum. Robin had given a helpful and considered response dealing with all aspects of your query. Please see his response here. I don’t think there is anything more that I can add at this time. If you do have further questions though, please do no...