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.
Peer-to-Peer Support Service
A new Peer-to-Peer Support Service for all kinship carers in England, funded by the Department for Education and led by Kinship.
Watch Tom Daley's documentary 'Hell of a Homecoming' for Comic Relief again
If you didn’t get to watch it live, catch it on iPlayer, to see kinship care firmly in the spotlight.
Foster care fortnight, which runs from the 9-22 May, is an opportunity to celebrate how foster care can transform lives – and we’re celebrating the many kinship foster carers who have stepped up to raise children they love. We caught up with Jaz, a kinship...
Expected to be published later this spring, The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care has the potential to represent a watershed moment for children’s social care in England. Chaired by Josh MacAlister, the review began in March 2021 with a...
We know that for lots of kinship carers, emotional stress can be a real issue. For many, becoming a kinship carer is something that happens suddenly, with stories such as Meyrem’s repeated in communities right across the UK. We hear many positive stories from kinship...