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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Child protection
Topic: My boyfriend is a registered sex offender...
Replies: 4
Views: 654

Re: My boyfriend is a registered sex offender...

Hi Bananagirl1, Thank you for your post. You have already had some good advice from Robin, who has also mentioned that your post is outside the remit of Family Rights Group (FRG). At FRG we give advice to families who are involved with, or who are seeking help from, children’s services (the new name...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Grants for kinship carers who have worked in clothing, textiles or related industries
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Grants for kinship carers who have worked in clothing, textiles or related industries

Hi We have been contact by The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust who wish raise awareness about grants they have available for carers and parents who have worked in clothing, textiles or related industries, for essential items, therapy and support for children. The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trus...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Taking sister kids
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Re: Taking sister kids

Thank you for replying my situation has since changed the 15 year old has since disclosed her dad was taking drugs in front of her to a social worker who have now become involved again and are doing a child in need assessment on all 3 girls he said it will be long term support but still maintains I...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: New and clueless
Replies: 5
Views: 626

Re: New and clueless

Dear Maxyboy Welcome to FRG’s family and friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie, FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry to hear that your young grandson has had a hospital admission. Children’s services are involved and are going into care proceedings. You don’t say...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Viability Assessment done-how long for the outcome and what happens next?
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Re: Viability Assessment done-how long for the outcome and what happens next?

Dear auntyR Welcome to FRG’s family and friends’ carers board and thank you for your post. 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 hope that you have now had a copy of viability assessment and that the outcome of assessment ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Breakdown of SGO
Replies: 1
Views: 580

Re: Breakdown of SGO

Dear LittleEcho Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board. You are right in suggesting that the case is unique in relation to Children’s Services involvement and the breakdown of the SGO soon after it was granted. Given this situation and the private arrangement your family agreed to Children...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: child in need plan/financial help
Replies: 1
Views: 541

Re: child in need plan/financial help

Dear rusticjas29 Thank you for your post. From what you have written, it seems that social workers will say to you that you have made a private arrangement with the parents of the child you are caring for and whilst there may be concern about the mother’s mental health, you have said that their fath...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: SGO
Replies: 1
Views: 545

Re: SGO

Dear Smallperson40 Thank you for your post. In short the results of the DNA test itself will not void the Special Guardianship Order: court orders must be discharged in court. If it is found that the guardians are not biologically related to the child and as you say the mother is ‘fit’, the child mi...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Are you available to attend a focus group on s20 (voluntary accommodation)?
Replies: 0
Views: 554

Are you available to attend a focus group on s20 (voluntary accommodation)?

Hi We are hosting a focus group to help inform national guidance on s20 (voluntary accommodation). If you have experience of s20 (either with or without your consent) and are available to attend the focus group we would like to hear from you. It will be held in London in the afternoon of Tuesday 4th...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Getting support
Topic: Guardians Splitting Up
Replies: 1
Views: 605

Re: Guardians Splitting Up

Dear 747 Welcome to the Family and Friends Carers’ discussion forum and thank you for posting. My name is Suzie, online adviser at Family Rights Group. I apologise that you did not receive a response to your post before now due to pressure of work. You wish to know if you need to inform children’s s...