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by Administrator
Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Do you attend a local kinship care support group?
Replies: 0
Views: 6878

Do you attend a local kinship care support group?

Family Rights Group is carrying out a short survey of kinship carers living in England and Wales who attend a local kinship care support group. We want to find out what motivated you to join the support group and what difference it has made. The survey will inform a funding bid which are making to t...
by Administrator
Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: London kinship carers-interested in joining a support group?
Replies: 0
Views: 6400

London kinship carers-interested in joining a support group?

Family Rights Group is carrying out a short survey of kinship carers living in London or raising a child from London. We'd like to find out if you are interested in joining a kinship care support group and if so, what you'd hope to gain from attending. We will use the findings to inform a funding bi...
by Administrator
Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: A special guardian not getting support? Radio request
Replies: 0
Views: 5628

A special guardian not getting support? Radio request

Hi A serious radio programme is exploring special guardianship and would like to interview a grandparent carer with a special guardianship order who is not getting support for their child/children. If you are in this position and may be willing to be interviewed, please contact me cashley@frg.org.uk...
by Administrator
Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Sibling carers
Replies: 0
Views: 5468

Sibling carers

Hi We have been contacted by a documentary team who are keen to produce a film about sibling carers and the experiences and challenges they face. They have asked FRG to post the following and to make a request that any sibling carers who are willing to be interviewed contact them. (at this stage the...
by Administrator
Sat Mar 28, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: E-lobby your election candidates on family & friends care
Replies: 0
Views: 4987

E-lobby your election candidates on family & friends care

Agenda for Action 2015 – please support our campaign The Kinship Care Alliance has published an Agenda for Action setting out recommendations that we think need to be implemented following the general election 2015. Please elobby your parliamentary candidates to encourage them to support action to i...
by Administrator
Sat Feb 21, 2015 1:13 am
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Documentary on sibling carers
Replies: 0
Views: 5917

Documentary on sibling carers

Hi We have been contacted by a documentary team who are keen to produce a film about sibling carers and the experiences and challenges they face. They have asked FRG to post the following and to make a request that any sibling carers who are willing to be interviewed contact them. (at this stage the...
by Administrator
Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Tune into Family Rights Group Radio 4 Appeal
Replies: 0
Views: 5504

Tune into Family Rights Group Radio 4 Appeal

We are delighted that in our 40th anniversary year, we were the featured charity of the Radio 4 Appeal on Sunday 23rd November; and that Chris Leaves, a grandparent carer, presented the appeal for us. You can listen again to Chris Leaves presenting our 40th anniversary appeal either by tuning in to ...
by Administrator
Wed Sep 17, 2014 9:23 am
Forum: FRG hot topics
Topic: Discussion Board survey September 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 5994

Discussion Board survey September 2014

Hello all We have been asked by our funders (the department of Education) to collect extra information about the people we support and advise. This is so that they can assess who the advice service is reaching and how helpful people find us. We're therefore asking if users of the discussion boards w...
by Administrator
Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Happy 10th Anniversary Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 6588

Re: Happy 10th Anniversary Forum

Hi Robin Congratulations Robin on your 10 years of contributing and receiving advice on this invaluable platform! The family and friends carers board was born in October 2002 and was hosted on the Snitz interactive discussion environment. Our first member was Margaret. To date we have had nearly 300...
by Administrator
Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Welcome and rules of use
Topic: Forum and website upgrade - 04/07/2014
Replies: 0
Views: 6693

Forum and website upgrade - 04/07/2014

Hi

Family Rights Group's website and forums may be down today July 4th, 3pm (BST) for a short while. We hope to carry out some major updates to the underlying software. I apologise for the downtime in the last few days.

Many thanks

Yasmin Choudhury
(Family Rights Group)