Welcome to our new, interactive advice and information area for Family and Friends Carers (also known as kinship carers)

This part of our website is divided into sections that have been designed to help you find the information you need.

To get started click on the button below that most closely matches your situation.

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Note on jurisdiction: the information on this website refers to England and Wales. Wales has some differences in law and guidance to England, so if unsure, please check with Family Rights Group about Wales. The information here does not apply to Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Are you thinking of raising a friend or relatives child? Are you raising a friend or relatives child?