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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Need urgent advice
Replies: 87
Views: 25223

Re: Need urgent advice

Little update.. so spoke to social worker today they have done the forms to go for a SGO for us..they have given us funding for some legal advice. Now I know a sgo is not for everyone but I think it might be for us.. it gives our grandson a home with us until he old enough and beyond...also he gets...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Contact
Topic: SGO contact issue
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Re: SGO contact issue

Dear Sourav Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board, my apologies for the delay in responding. Firstly, here is a link to where you might find a suitable contact venue in your area, at this time you should bear in mind the lockdown/Covid19 restrictions associated with contact. We have some ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 1
Views: 420

Re: Advice needed

Dear Family Thank you for your post and sorry for the delay in responding. I will respond to you here but for your information you may prefer to join our Parents Discussion Board as this Board is mainly used by family and friends (kinship) carers. A link to our Parents Board is here . I am sorry to ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: SGO advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: SGO advice please

Dear Agg01 Thank you for your post, I am sorry for the long delay in responding. The SGO that your granddaughter’s father has can be discharged if he is willing to do so. Perhaps in the first instance you could ask him this question especially now that your granddaughter has been living with you for...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Special Guardians: accessing services using the Adoption Support Fund
Topic: SGO advice
Replies: 2
Views: 560

Re: SGO advice

Dear kag Whilst your daughter may not want to give her address (and she likely does not have to) she may be hard pressed to withhold contact between you and your grandson. A way forward may be to ask the local authority to mediate this contact arrangement, suggesting perhaps that you can meet in a n...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Legal orders
Topic: Advice Please
Replies: 1
Views: 336

Re: Advice Please

Dear kag Thank you for your post, my apologies for the delay in responding. I am sorry to read about your situation. In answer to your question, I would signpost you to the Government’s website where you will see what is or may be applicable to you in relation to child benefits and child tax credits...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Finance and benefits
Topic: Skills Payments & Others
Replies: 1
Views: 595

Re: Skills Payments & Others

Dear RNB Welcome to the Board. Firstly, please accept my apologies for not responding sooner, your post seemed to have ‘slipped through the net’. In response to your questions, whilst I cannot tell you of someone who has had the same experience as you have had I can respond with some general suggest...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Feb 04, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Child protection
Topic: Advice required Urgently
Replies: 1
Views: 675

Re: Advice required Urgently

Dear Nona Thank you for your further post which does explain some matters in more detail. I am glad to hear that you are also being assessed as a possible carer for your granddaughter. I can see that you are worried that as you are being assessed any concerns you raise may be misinterpreted. I think...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Does this stop someone from foster caring
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: Does this stop someone from foster caring

Dear Nona Welcome to the Family and Friends carers’ discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry that I have not been able to respond to your query sooner. I can see that you are worried about your granddaughter and that you have concerns a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Feb 04, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Natter and chatter
Topic: Child’s voice
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Re: Child’s voice

Dear Cuppa Welcome to the Family and Friends carers' discussion board and thank you for your post. My name is Suzie and I am FRG’s online adviser. I am sorry to hear about the difficulties that your niece is having and also that there has been a delay in my response to your post. I can see that you ...