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by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Getting your voice heard
Topic: Runaway 11 year old
Replies: 3
Views: 9815

Re: Runaway 11 year old

Dear Pal1975, Thank you for posting on the parents forum. I am sorry that your son has run away from home and that you have been having a difficult time in trying to get help in getting him returned to you. From your post, I understand that you have parental responsibility for your son-which you sha...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mother of child on drugs
Replies: 4
Views: 7610

Re: Mother of child on drugs

Hi there My name is Suzie, an advisor from the Family Rights Group. You mention that this child is a regular visitor to your home. However, should you continue to have concerns about her welfare, you could make a referral to Children’s Services (new name for Social Services). You can make your refer...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas contact
Replies: 4
Views: 7585

Christmas contact

Hi All, We are getting calls to our advice line about the difficulties of managing contact over Christmas when Children's Services (new name for social services) are involved. We'd be really interested in hearing from you about how you are dealing with the tensions that arise or what arrangements ha...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mother of child on drugs
Replies: 4
Views: 7610

Re: Mother of child on drugs

Hi Coco, Thanks for posting on our board. First of all, as TKH says, you making a referral will not automatically lead to the children being removed. If Children’s Services has sufficient concern about the referral you make they will investigate and decide what action needs to be taken from there. T...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: Do you have a child in care?
Topic: How do you get support when you are alone
Replies: 1
Views: 4830

Re: How do you get support when you are alone

Hi Lost Sheep, I’m sorry that you are so distressed about your current situation. Just to let you know, because your daughter is under an Interim Care Order (ICO), I have moved your post to the “Do you have a child in care?” topic, as hopefully, more people in a similar situation will see it there a...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 28th - 30th December
Replies: 0
Views: 4185

28th - 30th December

Hi All,

Just to let you know that advisors will be available and giving advice on the boards on these dates.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28th - 30th December
Replies: 0
Views: 3855

28th - 30th December

Hi All,

Just to let you know that advisors will be available and giving advice on the boards on these dates.

Best wishes

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Close-out procedures
Replies: 4
Views: 7052

Re: Close-out procedures

Hi,

I have taken out the name of children services from your post. I was worried that it might identify you as the forum is open for everyone to read.
Kind regards,

Suzie
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:56 pm
Forum: Are social workers worried about your child?
Topic: Close-out procedures
Replies: 4
Views: 7052

Re: Close-out procedures

Thank you for posting on our discussion board. I agree that it does sound unreasonable to close a case only “on condition” of you signing an agreement that you have not yet seen. Also a case is either open or closed. Written agreements However, often, children services may want parents to sign agree...
by Suzie, FRG Adviser
Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Is your child being adopted?
Topic: will it happen again?
Replies: 15
Views: 45790

Re: will it happen again?

That's no problem at all Ange. You're right, the law can be confusing and after all, that is what we are here for - to help everyone understand it better!

Thanks again for offering your support to other users.