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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 24, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Reg 24 or section 38
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Reg 24 or section 38

Dear Beau Welcome back to the family and friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your further post. You have been aiming to obtain a Special Guardianship Order (SGO) for your grandson at a court hearing planned for September. This will give you parental responsibility for him and allow yo...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:00 am
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Foster pannel questions
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Foster pannel questions

Dear Alibaba Welcome back to the kinship carers' forum and thank you for your post. I can understand that you are nervous about attending the fostering panel. I can see from your previous posts that you have been very proactive in challenging an initially negative viability assessment and then progr...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 13, 2022 10:23 am
Forum: Getting support
Topic: Meetings - do i have rights?
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Meetings - do i have rights?

Dear catapillar 2018 Thank you for your post and apologies that you did not receive a response sooner. I see from your original post that you sought a special guardianship order (SGO) but it appears that order was not made and you are caring for your nephew as a connected person foster carer. There ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 06, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: Contact with Birth Mum
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Contact with Birth Mum

Dear Starzza29, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficult situation you are in and I hope that the following advice is of some help. You say that your step-daughter’s father and her special guardians have made the decision recently to st...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 06, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Assessment
Topic: Failed viability assesment
Replies: 1
Views: 140

Re: Failed viability assesment

Dear Loveablenan2022, Welcome to the kinship carers forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you and your family have been facing recently and I hope that the following advice is helpful. You say that you received a negative outcome from a viability assessmen...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jun 06, 2022 11:18 am
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: SGO advice
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Re: SGO advice

Dear nannaj1, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding to you. I am sorry to hear about the difficult situation you are in and I hope that the following advice is of some help. You say that you have a Special Guardianshi...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue May 10, 2022 8:17 am
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: withdrawing application for SGO
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: withdrawing application for SGO

Dear famersboy, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. You would like to know how to withdraw an application for a special guardianship order. You will need to get the court’s permission to withdraw your application. To do so you can either make the request orally if the p...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon May 09, 2022 11:29 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Interim care order grandparents
Replies: 1
Views: 127

Re: Interim care order grandparents

Dear Summer, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you and your family have experienced. You say that your grandson has said that he wishes to return back to the care of one of his parents but you are concerned about this. Fr...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon May 09, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Unfairly rejected as a kinship carer
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: Unfairly rejected as a kinship carer

Hi again, is it right for grandparents not to be allowed to see the grandkids at all? My daughter was told that grandparents would be allowed to see them once a month at the end of the month, that should have happened last Friday, the CS worker told my daughter today that grandparents are not a sig...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 04, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: RE: Financial Help
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: RE: Financial Help

Dear Selfie, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you and your family have been facing and I hope that the following information is of some help to you. You say that your niece is currently living with you after she refused ...