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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Feb 01, 2022 1:01 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Kinship foster assessment
Replies: 5
Views: 530

Re: Kinship foster assessment

Hello, can I ask how long an interim care order lasts, I was told it can go on and on. There is a second court date coming up in Feb What is that one for. Can they keep asking for extensions? Dear Alibaba In answer to your questions about interim care orders, please read, from page 28 of this docum...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Feb 01, 2022 12:15 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Going to court and representing myself
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Re: Going to court and representing myself

Dear Ilovecats Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board. Firstly, please see our website for information about care proceedings , local authorities normally apply for care orders, not individuals. With regard to representing yourself, perhaps you may wish to care for the child/ren under a Sp...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 31, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: SG Allowance Review
Replies: 1
Views: 481

Re: SG Allowance Review

Dear sted33, Welcome to the kinships carers’ forum and thankyou for your post. The Special Guardianship Regulations 2005 state (in regulations 13(2) and 13(3) that children’s services should take account of the person’s means, and this includes “what they need to meet their reasonable outgoings and ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Mon Jan 31, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Children coming into the care system under section 20 voluntary arrangements
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 660

Re: Advice please

Dear Gasman, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thankyou for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you and your family have been facing and hope that the following is of some help. You say that three of your grandchildren are living with an elderly relative under a voluntar...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 26, 2022 3:54 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Being Set Up to Fail
Replies: 3
Views: 598

Re: Being Set Up to Fail

Dear Twinklestar, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thankyou for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you have been facing and hope that the following is of some help. You say that you were assessed as a connected person and that this assessment was positive. However the ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jan 25, 2022 12:17 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Child arrangements broken down
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: Child arrangements broken down

Dear Mummabear95, Welcome to the kinship carers’ forum and thankyou for your post. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that you have been experiencing. You explained that there is a child arrangements order in place which states what contact your nephew should have with his paternal grandparen...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jan 21, 2022 3:03 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Broken SGO agreement?
Replies: 1
Views: 407

Re: Broken SGO agreement?

Dear Dadtotwo Welcome to the Kinship Carers’ Forum and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that I was not able to respond to your query sooner. It sounds as if there are significant challenges involved in caring for your niece, for whom you have a Spec...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jan 21, 2022 12:33 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Teacher Kinship
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Re: Teacher Kinship

Dear Forest1865 Welcome to the Kinship Carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that there has been a delay in responding to your post. You and your wife are enquiring about becoming kinship carers (either as kinship foster care...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: Sibling care
Topic: Legal guardian stopping contact with family members
Replies: 1
Views: 605

Re: Legal guardian stopping contact with family members

Dear Mollymoo, Welcome to the forum and thankyou for your post. Before I am able to give you any specific advice I wondered if you could respond to the following questions so that I can clarify your situation? You say that the older child is now in your care under a foster care arrangement. Is this ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Jan 07, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: New to Forum - 'Connected Person' to child, Reg 24 assessment
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Re: New to Forum - 'Connected Person' to child, Reg 24 assessment

Dear OluNeedisLove Welcome to the Kinship Carers’ forum and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. You are hoping to be assessed as kinship foster carer for a teenage friend of the family with whom you and your children are already well-known. You have had a viabili...