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by Administrator
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 2531

Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign

Around 200,000 children in the United Kingdom, who cannot live with their parents, are being raised by kinship carers including grandparents, older siblings, other relatives or friends, largely due to tragedy or trauma. Many get little or no practical or financial support. There are also some childr...
by Administrator
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 2366

Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign

Today we are launching the Kinship Care Alliance General Election campaign. 200,000 children in the UK who are unable to live with their parents are being raised by family and friends e.g. grandparents - it's known as kinship care. We are asking you all to support the campaign to raise awareness and...
by Administrator
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Download our new report: The highs and lows of kinship care: analysis of a comprehensive survey of kinship carers 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 2488

Download our new report: The highs and lows of kinship care: analysis of a comprehensive survey of kinship carers 2019

A huge thank you to the 845 kinship carers who spent their precious time filling in the survey. The results will be invaluable in our efforts to raise awareness of kinship care, and achieve better support for kinship carers and the children they are raising. https://www.frg.org.uk/images/stories/Fro...
by Administrator
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Are you a kinship carer? Please share your experiences and your ideas for change with the Kinship Care Taskforce
Replies: 2
Views: 2579

Are you a kinship carer? Please share your experiences and your ideas for change with the Kinship Care Taskforce

The national cross-party Parliamentary Taskforce on Kinship Care has been holding special discussion meetings for kinship carers, and there’s still time for you to get your voice heard. If you’re a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle, or a friend caring for a child who isn’t able to live with their pa...
by Administrator
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Parliamentary Taskforce regional meetings and FRG kinship survey – invitation to all friends and family carers
Replies: 0
Views: 2607

Parliamentary Taskforce regional meetings and FRG kinship survey – invitation to all friends and family carers

A national cross-party Parliamentary Taskforce on Kinship Care has been up by Anna Turley MP, with the support of Family Rights Group. The aim is to raise awareness about, and support for, children in kinship care and to highlight how important this option is for children who cannot live with their ...
by Administrator
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Kinship Carers Survey...
Replies: 0
Views: 2630

Kinship Carers Survey...

Hello all, Family Rights Group is currently conducting a short survey on kinship care. The results of the survey will influence Family Rights Group’s policy and campaign work and will enable Family Rights Group to provide evidence to the new Parliamentary Taskforce on Kinship Care . We are particula...
by Administrator
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: How FRG advisers and moderator will work on the board
Topic: Availability over the Christmas period 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 3487

Availability over the Christmas period 2018

Hello everyone. Just to let you know FRG's availability over the Christmas period. The office, advice line and digital advice service will close at 3pm on Monday, 24th December 2018. The discussion boards will be moderated on 27th, 28th and 31st December 2018. No posts will be answered during this t...
by Administrator
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Sibling care
Topic: ARE YOU CARING FOR YOUR YOUNGER BROTHER OR SISTER(S)?
Replies: 0
Views: 3459

ARE YOU CARING FOR YOUR YOUNGER BROTHER OR SISTER(S)?

Transparent Television are developing a sensitive documentary project about carers, following older siblings who are caring for their younger brothers and sisters and exploring the extra challenges they may face in light of their situation. They want to hear from those who are devoting their lives t...
by Administrator
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Party Parliamentary taskforce on kinship care
Replies: 0
Views: 3469

Party Parliamentary taskforce on kinship care

Dear kinship carers, Please write/email your MP to increase awareness of kinship care, highlight key concerns faced by kinship carers & encourage them to get involved in the cross-party parliamentary taskforce on kinship care. The more of you who write a letter, the better - the taskforce is a reall...
by Administrator
Wed May 16, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service survey
Replies: 0
Views: 5391

Your feedback about Family Rights Group’s online advice service survey

This survey is about how helpful you have found Family Rights Group's (FRG) online advice service. The online advice service includes our advice sheets, frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers and our discussion boards for parents and for family and friends carers. If you have used any of these...