Keep updated with all of the relevant content for kinship care following the publication of the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care’s final report and recommendations.
Our #ValueOurLove campaign is pushing the Government to respond boldly to the recommendations made by the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care and commit to a first ever kinship care strategy that equalises support between kinship families and foster and adoptive families. Find out more at ValueOurLove.Kinship.org.uk.
Visit the kinship care policy tracker
Understand the detail of the Review’s recommendations for kinship care and get our verdict and what we think should happen next.
View our summary of the recommendations
If you’re in a hurry and want a simple summary of what the Review says about and recommends for kinship care, click below.
Share your views
We’re amplifying the views and opinions of kinship carers who are part of our Kinship community via our website and social media.
Sandra and Lucy on BBC News
Hear from Sandra, a kinship carer, and Dr Lucy Peake, Chief Executive, on BBC News.
Meyrem and family on Good Morning Britain
Meyrem, an auntie and kinship carer, speaks to Good Morning Britain with her family about becoming a kinship carer.
Lucy and Meyrem on BBC 5 Live
Lucy and Meyrem speak to Clare McDonnell on 5 Live Drive about the Review. The section starts at 1:18:51.
Alex Cunningham MP in The House magazine
Parliamentary ally Alex Cunningham, MP for Stockton North, celebrates our campaigning and the Review’s kinship focus.
Kinship care in the news
- Care system: Help families before they reach crisis, urges Review (BBC News)
- Ministers told to slap windfall tax on top private children’s home providers (Mirror)
- Review calls for ‘whole system reset’ of ‘broken’ children’s social care market (Local Government Chronicle)
Kinship care in Parliament
In the Commons
Check out all the contributions from MPs on kinship care following the ministerial statement on Monday 23 May.
In the Lords
Watch all of the contributions from Peers on kinship care in the Lords chamber on Tuesday 24 May.