We are the only national charity dedicated to supporting kinship carers - grandparents and other relatives raising children who aren't able to live with their parents. There are over 200,000 children in kinship care.  

Bev's story

When Bev’s grandchildren arrived on her doorstep one day, they were devastated and traumatised. Watch a film of her story



Kinship carers, please complete our survey

Our annual survey is an opportunity for all kinship carers to help us develop our services and fight for improvements in support for kinship families. Please complete by 30 June.


Author: Rosie Horton

Advice for kinship carers

Not a grandparent? All kinship carers can use our services. Find our advice pages here.




Despite stepping in to care for vulnerable children, most kinship carers aren't entitled to statutory support.


£20 will help us reach another kinship carer currently struggling alone. Find out how you can help.

Our impact

Last year our advice service supported over 2,000 families.
Help us reach more.

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