We have been informed about the following list of current support groups. Please do ring the named contact if you wish to confirm details including meeting hours. Please note that unless a named Family Rights Group contact is provided, the groups and organisations listed below are run independently of Family Rights Group and we are not responsible for their activities. 


Family Rights has published a guide on good practice in setting up local kinship care support groups. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a copy. If you wish to attend a group, rather than set one up, you may still find the guide useful.


Organisation

Cannock Family & Friends Group

Contact name

Roni Gironimo

Contact Telephone number

01543 510 100

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

All family and friends carers

Where does the group meet?

Cannock

Who runs the group?

Staffordshire

How often does the group meet?

Once a month on a Thursday evening


Organisation

Guardian Angels

Contact name

Caroline Haffner

Contact Telephone number

01926 485486

Who is the group for?

For all family and friends carers

Where does the group meet?

Brunswick healthy living centre, 98-100 Shrubland street, Lemmington spa, CV31 3BD.

How often does the  group meet?

Meets once a month usually on the first Friday between 9.15 am-11.15 am

Organisation

Kinship Carers UK Bromsgrove

Contact name

Enza Smith

Contact Telephone number

07714 531 802

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Siblings, Friends or anyone raising other peoples children as a family and friends carer

Where does the group meet?

Sunny Fields Children's Centre, Lyttleton Avenue, Charford, Bromsgrove B60 3FG

How often does the group meet?

The second Thursday of every month from 9:30-11:30am


Organisation

Kinship Carers UK Kidderminster

Contact name

Enza Smith

Contact Telephone number

07714 531 802

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Siblings, Friends or anyone raising other peoples children as a family and friends carer

Where does the group meet?

Simply Limitless, Puxton Lane, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 5DF

How often does the group meet?

The second Wednesday of every month from 9.30-11.30am


Organisation

Kinship Carers UK Malvern

Contact name

Enza Smith

Contact Telephone number

07714 531 802

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Siblings, Friends or anyone raising other peoples children as a family and friends carer

Where does the group meet?

Evergreen Children's Centre, 215 Worcester Road, Melvern Link, Melvern, WR14

How often does the group meet?

The second Friday of every month from 9:30-11:30am


Organisation

Kinship Carers UK South Staffordshire and Wolverhampton

Contact name

Joy

Contact Telephone number

07925 348051

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Siblings, Friends or anyone raising other peoples children as a family and friends carer

Where does the group meet?

The Kingsway Church, Wombourne, Wolverhampton, WV5 9DN

How often does the group meet?

The second Thursday of every month from 9.30-11.30am


Organisation

Lichfield Family & Friends Group

Contact name

Roni Gironimo

Contact Telephone number

01543 510 100

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

All family & Friends Carers

Where does the group meet?

Lichfield

Who runs the group?

Staffordshire County Council

How often does the group meet?

Once a month on a Tuesday                                      


Organisation

Newcastle Under Lyme Kinship Carers Group

Contact name

Claire Chafer

Contact Telephone number

01543 510 100

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

For all family and friends carers

Where does the group meet?

Newcastle Under Lyme

How often does the group meet?

The second Tuesday morning of each month


Organisation

Worcestershire Kinship Carers

Contact name

Roni Gironimo

Contact Telephone number

01543 510 100

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

All family & Friends Carers

Where does the group meet?

Stafford

Who runs the group?

Staffordshire County Council

How often does the group meet?

Once a month on a Tuesday                                      


Organisation

Tamworth Kinship Carers' Support Group

Contact name

Claire Chafer

Contact Telephone number

01543 510 100

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

For all family and friends carers

Where does the group meet?

Tamworth

How often does the group meet?

First Tuesday morning of each month


Organisation

Kinship Carers UK Worcestershire

Contact name

Enza Smith

Contact Telephone number

07714 531 802

Contact email

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Who is the group for?

Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Siblings, Friends or anyone raising other peoples children as a family and friends carer

Where does the group meet?

Perdiswell Young Peoples Leisure Centre, Droitwich Road, Worcester, WR3 7SN

How often does the group meet?

The second Tuesday of every month from 9.30-11.30am

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