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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: SGO Advice
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Re: SGO Advice

Dear Catapillar2018 Thank you for your post and welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion forum. Someone who has been through the process may well give you the benefit of their experience. You have managed to obtain party status in the care proceedings but will be representing yourself. T...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Advice - caring for my niece
Replies: 2
Views: 690

Re: Advice - caring for my niece

Dear NGL14 Welcome to the family and friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. You have been looking after your niece for a couple of months now but you do not say whether children’s services has assessed you and your partn...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Children guardian
Replies: 12
Views: 2071

Re: Children guardian

Dear Nannyloves2 I am really pleased that everything is in place and there will be no issues with the special guardianship allowance. The concern was that often some special guardians feel unsupported financially and otherwise once they have the order. The fact that you were legally represented mean...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Children guardian
Replies: 12
Views: 2071

Re: Children guardian

Dear Nannyloves2 Thank you for your updating post. I see that you have agreed to have your grandchildren on a child arrangement order with supervision order and for special guardian order to be made later on. Having a child arrangement order before the special guardianship order is made means that t...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: What help should we get/ask for?
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: What help should we get/ask for?

Dear Bobsyouruncle Thank you for posting again and welcome to the family and friends carers discussion board. It is good to see that you now know that your are going to have two of your grandchildren placed with you as foster carers but you are concerned about the kind of support you are likely to r...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Ss assessment
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: Ss assessment

Hi Gramps Thank you for posting and welcome to the Family and Friends Carers Discussion Board. My name is Suzie, and I am the online adviser at Family Rights Group. In your post you refer to a comprehensive assessment that is being done by children’s service. However, it is unclear from your post ex...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Oct 22, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Taking Child out of Country
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: Taking Child out of Country

Hi, I understand as SG's we can only remove our granddaughter out of the country for 90 days per year. I have just been offered a job in the USA for 5 years on an R1 Visa. 4 Questions: 1) Anyone been here and might know our status with US immigration? We are SGO's and the child is not adopted, natu...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Assessment not completed
Replies: 2
Views: 938

Re: Assessment not completed

Dear Worriedg Welcome to the family and friends careers discussion board and thank you for your post. I am sorry that your assessment was negative and you are unable to look after your grandchild. It is a little confusing however as you later state that you told you were going to be assessed as a fu...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Children guardian
Replies: 12
Views: 2071

Re: Children guardian

Dear Nannyloves2

Thank you very much for keeping me updated and I am really pleased for you that, having met with the Guardian, she is supporting you for the special guardianship order.

Hope all will continue to go well.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Children guardian
Replies: 12
Views: 2071

Re: Children guardian

Dear Nannyloves2 Thank you for posting and welcome to the family and friends carers discussion board. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. It is really good that you have had a positive assessment for a special guardianship order. You want to know if it is part of the process for...