Grandparents Plus is committed to raising awareness about the challenges that kinship carers face. This Kinship Care Week, many national and regional media have featured our stories about kinship carers.

Channel 5 News

Dr. Lucy Peake, our CEO, and Maxine, a kinship carer, spoke live on Channel 5 news about why kinship carers need more support, and why the system is stacked against them

Sky News

Coverage of our 2019 State of the Nation Survey, featuring interviews with Sue and Ian, kinship carers. 

The Times

Social Affairs Editor, Greg Hurst, writes about kinship care and reiterates our call on the government to recognise kinship care in law.

The Daily Mail

Coverage of our 2019 survey results and our call on the government to recognise kinship care in law, backed up with resources for local authorities.

The Yorkshire Post

Two stories during Kinship Care Week, featuring an interview with Tabatha Peacock about her kinship care story, and a piece exploring kinship care in Yorkshire.  

BBC Tees

Listen from 2:08:54 to hear Lynn tell her story, followed by an interview with Ancha about the difficulties that kinship carers face. 

BBC Sussex and Surrey

Listen from 18:36 where Wendy tells her story about disappearing support for kinship carers. 

Zetland Radio

Skip about a fifth of the way through to hear from Sue, Stuart and Kathleen talk about kinship care in Redcar & Cleveland