We have been informed about the following list of current support groups. Please do ring the named contact if you wish to confirm details including meeting hours. Please note that unless a named Family Rights Group contact is provided, the groups and organisations listed below are run independently of Family Rights Group and we are not responsible for their activities. 


Family Rights has published a guide on good practice in setting up local kinship care support groups. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a copy. If you wish to attend a group, rather than set one up, you may still find the guide useful.


Organisation

Northants County Council

Contact name

Roisin O'Hare and Rose French

Contact Telephone number

01604 237599 or 07921 404501

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

For  all family and friends carers, including grandparents who are caring for grandchildren on a full time basis

Where does the group meet?

The Headlands Children’s Centre, Bushland Road, Northampton NN3 2NS.
We meet monthly, alternating between daytime and evening.  A crèche is available for pre-school children during daytime meetings (must be booked in advance)

Organisation

Rutland Council

Contact name

Marina Sisask

Contact Telephone number

01780 481127

Who is the group for?

All family and friends carers including grandparent carers

Where does the group meet?

Oakham, Rutland

How often does the group meet?

First Friday in the month 10:30-12:30

 

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