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.
For lots of kinship carers, fuel poverty is a real issue. We know that winter can be a really hard time when it comes to heating your home whilst keeping an eye on the bills. The recent increase in energy costs is also concerning. This will mean that many low-income...
The Department for Education has recently invested £1 million in a national kinship care peer-to-peer support service for England. This is a positive first step towards kinship carers being able to...
By Janet Kay The Independent Review of Children’s Social Care, announced in January 2021, is calling for ideas to help ensure the children’s social care system in England operates in a way that better meets the needs of children...