Relative Experience

What is Relative Experience?

Relative Experience is a support programme for kinship carers delivered by national charities Grandparents Plus and Family Lives.

It includes:

  • One to one support from project workers
  • Befriending from trained and supported volunteers
  • Support group development

“My befriender saved my life. I have now trained as a befriender to support other kinship carers” Grandmother supported by Relative Experience.

We’re currently working in 18 local authorities.  For more information about commissioning Relative Experience for your area, please contact us.