We have produced a quick guide of the main points for the various schemes of government support in response to the cost-of-living crisis. The main areas are: Energy Bills Support Scheme Pensioner Cost of Living Payment ‘Cost of Living Payment‘- (first payment of £326 to be made between 14 July 2022 and the end of […]
If you are a kinship carer on a low income or certain means tested benefits, then you may be entitled to free income grants, charity funds and money savings to help you and your family. There are many government funds & charities which you can apply for locally, either through local charities, your local authority […]
We can appreciate from speaking to kinship carers how challenging it can be sometimes to manage contact arrangements with birth parents. Although each situation is different, we have put this factsheet together to provide some general information about contact arrangements and to help answer some of the more frequently asked questions we get from kinship […]
The government has extended the household support fund for a further six months to help Local Authorities support households in managing the cost of the living crisis. The Household Support Fund is to support households in the most need, particularly those including children and pensioners and who would otherwise struggle to meet the cost of food, […]
We work across the country to offer support specially designed for kinship carers, including tailored family support from our independent, local project workers, support groups and workshops.
Whether you’re a grandparent, family member or friend, taking on care of a child is always complicated, but there are lots of ways to get advice and support.