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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 05, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Have you been asked to agree to your child coming into care under a voluntary arrangement?
Topic: S20 signed awaiting medical report
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: S20 signed awaiting medical report

Dear Rainbow12 Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board. I am sorry to read of your situation, below is some information that might help. We have some information and tips on our website, here . It may be a good idea for you to ask the medical professionals about timescales and ask “when”, “...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 05, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social services
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Social services

Dear unhappy 85 Thank you for your post. From what you write, it may be that children's services are not preventing your son from seeing his child – you have said that they have not been involved in his situation. It may be as you suggest, his wife. Here is a charity that may be able to help and adv...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 05, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about domestic violence in your family?
Topic: I'm pregnant and worried
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: I'm pregnant and worried

Dear Mummy to be 80 Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board, congratulations on your pregnancy and your future nuptials. From what you have said domestic abuse has featured in yours and your partner’s past, but you also say that when you experienced DV you took steps to address it and that ...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed May 05, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Social workers treating us unfairly
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Social workers treating us unfairly

Dear Lovemypartner Thank you for your post and welcome to the Board. From what you write, your partner is involved with children’s services who are concerned about the ‘safety’ of her children and there is a court case ongoing. I am not sure whether she is in court concerning a Child Arrangements Or...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Tue May 04, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Can social worker take my baby
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Can social worker take my baby

Dear Kitty 33 Welcome back to the parents’ discussion board and thank you for your further posts. I will respond to all three of your most recent posts here. You are very worried about the pre-birth assessment due to be carried out especially as you had a previous child removed a number of years ago...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about domestic violence in your family?
Topic: Re: Urgent advice
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: Urgent advice

Dear Irishrose75, Welcome to the parents’ board and thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear that you are going through this and it is clearly a very distressing situation. You say in your post that your 13 year old daughter was removed from your care in 2019 and made subject to an interim care o...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social involved again
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Social involved again

Dear Unicorn21, You say in your post that your partner, your children’s father, went to prison for dealing Class A drugs in 2013. This resulted in a referral to children’s services, but no further action resulted. Your partner returned to your home upon his release, and you went on to have another c...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Do you have a child in care?
Topic: Positive Outcome
Replies: 1
Views: 109

Re: Positive Outcome

Dear MovingOn, Welcome to the parents board and thank you for sharing your positive story - it was a pleasure to read and I am it will serve as encouragement and inspiration for many parents on this forum. It is uplifting to hear how you were able to turn things around during care proceedings by ack...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Do you have a child in care?
Topic: Legal Help/Solicitor Not Responding
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: Legal Help/Solicitor Not Responding

Dear Charmed1, I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing these difficulties and that you are not satisfied with the service you have received from your solicitor. It may be helpful to look at the link included in my last post; particularly Tip Three on page 6. If you think you have taken the firs...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Reports and assessments.
Replies: 3
Views: 425

Re: Reports and assessments.

Dear Mummy2, It is possible that the social worker has assessed your parents as being suitable contact supervisors from information gathered throughout the assessment and child in need process so far. It would be usual for the social worker to want to speak to your parents in this case in order to t...