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Kinship Carers Week

19th October 2018

Delamere Trip

18th September 2018

Summer fun on the ice

9th August 2018

The start of our 2018 Summer Project has been so much fun, with lots more to come, kin-kids making new friendships and for some renewing old ones. These days give our kinship carers much needed respite; we also have family days

2018 Annual General Meeting

31st July 2018

  2018 Annual General Meeting The Board of Trustees at Kinship Carers would like to invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting. Thursday 30 August 2018, 6.00pm start followed by a bite to eat. Ellergreen Community Centre, Ellergreen Road,

Kinship carer benefits policy scrapped after court ruling

30th May 2018

The government has scrapped its policy of withholding benefits from kinship carers who fall foul of the two-child limit after having a child of their own. The U-turn by the work and pensions secretary, Esther McVey, on Friday comes a

‘Plunged into poverty’: are kinship carers getting the support they need?

28th February 2018

Kinship care is more stable than foster care and, by objective measures, has significantly better outcomes for children. So how do local authorities view it, and how much are they willing – or able – to resource this type of placement?