Are approved kinship foster carers entitled to the same allowances as a mainstream foster carers?
Did you know that as an approved kinship foster carer with a Local Authority, you are entitled to the same […]
Grandmother granted 6 figure backdated sum in respect of fostering payments
When a Local Authority place a child in the care of a family member, they are responsible for that child […]
What will the court consider when determining the arrangements for the child in care proceedings?
The Welfare Checklist under Section 1(3) of the Children Act 1989 is a list of considerations which is used by […]
Prospective adoptive couple granted significant settlement after Bradford Council “broke” their family
The BBC recently reported that Bradford City Council have agreed on a financial settlement for Slough couple Sonny and Sarita […]
Rise in Special Guardianship Breakdowns in light of Covid-19
Over the last few months we have all faced difficulties because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic however, we have become […]
Child destined for adoption has successfully transitioned into Grandmother’s care just in time for Christmas
After having a negative assessment to care for her granddaughter, a grandmother has successfully challenged the outcome resulting in the […]
Bradford has questions to answer to Foster and Kinship carers!
Following the story published in the Bradford paper, Telegraph & Argus in January, Nigel Priestley shows the effect this is having on people’s lives. The […]
Bradford aunt and uncle win battle with Council
A Bradford kinship carer couple win a £7000 battle with Bradford Council. When Bradford Metropolitan District Council approached Mr and Mrs […]
Double Celebration for Kinship Carer after battle with Middlesborough Borough Council
A battling grandmother caring for two grandchildren has won her fight to get Middlesbrough Council to pay allowances. A grandmother […]
Northamptonshire Grandmother Wins Fight for Proper Support
A 62-year old Northamptonshire grandmother is celebrating a victory after a hard fought fight with Northamptonshire County Council. The grandmother […]