Kinship is the leading kinship care charity in England and Wales. We’re here for all kinship carers – the grandparents and siblings, the aunts, uncles, and family friends who step up to raise children when their parents can’t.
We won’t rest until every kinship family has the recognition and support they need and deserve.
Are you a kinship carer needing support? We can help you.
Kinship Care: State of the Nation Survey 2021
Kinship’s State of the Nation Survey is an annual survey which explores what life is like for kinship carers in England and Wales.
Kinship Care Week 2021: from 4 to 10 October
We received so many inspirational messages of thanks and celebration for kinship carers and their families during #KinshipCareWeek. You can still share your message of support.
Kinship welcomes increase in special guardians who accessed the Adoption Support Fund COVID-19 scheme but calls for further reform to meet needs of more kinship families
In response to the publication of the Department for Education’s Review of the Adoption Support Fund (ASF) Covid-19 Scheme, published this week, Kinship is encouraged that over a third of the 23,000 families supported were those raising children under a Special Guardianship Order.
As part of Kinship Care Week, Kinship Campaigners met virtually for the first time today to talk about the issues they face as kinship carers, the key areas they want to campaign on, and what they might need to be able to do that. Kinship Campaigners is a brand-new...
Kinship carer, Janet, spoke to Hayley Hassell on BBC Radio Five Live on Sunday 3rd October, just before the launch of #KinshipCareWeek about what life as a kinship carer is like.