T-Jay wins gold!

Project worker Rachael Sherrington shares the amazing story of kinship carer Carole and her Olympic champion grandson T-Jay. Read more

Staying Warm this Winter

Our advice team have put together some handy information on how to keep you and your family warm this winter. Read more

January in pictures

Have a look at what Grandparents Plus and kinship carers have been up to this month. Read more

Accessing the Adoption Support Fund

We spoke to a kinship carer about her experience of successfully applying to the Adoption Support Fund to get counselling for her granddaughter. Read more

Our hopes for 2019

The Grandparents Plus team share their plan and ambitions for 2019. Read more

Set Up a Support Group

Peer support can be invaluable for kinship carers. If you've ever thought about setting up a support group in your area, read this blog for some inspiration. Read more

The Invisible Parents

Kinship care has been shown to have better outcomes for children, but at what cost to their carers? Read more

Financial support for kinship carers

Helen Moody is a solicitor at Ridley and Hall Solicitors. She explains what support kinship carers may be entitled to. Read more

Talking to your children's school about kinship care

Top tips from kinship carers on communicating with teachers and schools. Read more

Kinship Carers Nominated for Local Awards

Two of our amazing Kinship Carer Support Network Members have been nominated for awards in their local communities. I caught up with them to hear what it means to be a kinship carer, and to be recognised for all their hard work. Read more

As a grandparent how can I obtain parental responsibility for my grandchild?

Claire Colbert is a Family Law Partner at Freeths LLP. Read her expert advice on how grandparents can obtain parental responsibility. Read more