What can kinship carers do if they are feeling isolated?
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Every local authority (council) should help to set up a support group for kinship carers. These groups enable carers to meet regularly to share experiences and support each other. Our Find a local kinship support group page has details of many local groups.
You may also be interested in joining our Kinship Carers Forum. This is an anonymous space where kinship carers can:
- Get legal and practical advice on the child welfare system
- Build a support network with parents and carers in a similar position
- Read about, and learn from, other people’s experiences.
They are open forums. So anyone can read posts without signing up. But if you do want to post, you will need to register as a user. It is quick and easy to do.