For professionals Making a referral Making a referral Grandparents Plus provides essential resources to inform and support kinship carers. Refer a carer to our 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 quickest way for carers to get in contact is to call us on 0300 123 7015. They can also email us at [email protected]. Refer a carer to our support network Our national support network is free to join and keeps kinship carers connected, both with us and each other. By joining the network, 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 Support Network Refer a carer to Kinship Connected or Relative Experience We currently have Kinship Connected programmes offering tailored support to kinship carers running in Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Bromley, Camden, Enfield, Gateshead, Haringey, Hackney, Havering, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Redcar & Cleveland, Southwark and Waltham Forest. Refer a carer to the Kinship Connected programme here. For information on commissioning our Kinship Connected Service in your area you can contact Kate O'Brien at [email protected] or call 020 8981 8001.