Resources and further information

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National support organisations:


Advice and support for family members on issues or residence, childcare, welfare benefits, contact with grandchildren and many other issues.

Advice and support for any other kinship carer caring full-time for a child.

Family Rights Group

A national charity that advises families whose children are involved with or need children's services because of welfare needs or concerns. They have lots of useful leaflets, an online forum, and provide a confidential advice service for parents and family and friends carers.

The Fostering Network

Support for Connected Carers.

Government guidance:

Legal advice:

Community Legal Service

Free legal information, help and advice.



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