Refer a kinship carer to Kinship Connected

The following local authorities currently commission Kinship Connected and are offering tailored family support through specialist project workers and support group development for special guardians and other kinship carers in their area.

If you work for one of these local authorities, you can refer a kinship carer to Kinship Connected here.

  • Barnet
  • Bradford
  • Bromley
  • Calderdale
  • Camden
  • Enfield
  • Haringey
  • Hackney
  • Islington
  • Kirklees
  • Leeds
  • Milton Keynes
  • Southwark
  • Wakefield 


Refer a carer to our free advice service

Our advice service offers independent, confidential advice to kinship carers in all situations. The service is staffed by experts in kinship care providing advice and guidance on issues that include legal options, benefits and support including grants for essential items. The advice service is made possible by the generosity of our funders. Kinship careers can contact our advice service on this form, email [email protected] or call 0300 123 7015.

Refer a carer to our free kinship care community

Our national community of kinship carers is free to join and keeps kinship carers connected, both with us and each other, helping them to feel less isolated. By joining the community, they can keep up to date with news, find out about events, contribute to research and campaigns run by Grandparents Plus and receive our monthly e-newsletter.

Click here to Join the Grandparents Plus Kinship Care Support Network