Advice, information and support for grandparents, great-grandparents, other relatives, or close family friends to bring up children when biological parents are unable to do so.
What is Kinship?
Kinship care is where a child or young person lives full-time with a relative or family friend because they are not able to live with their birth parents.
Kinship Carers Liverpool can provide:
Someone to talk with about your current kinship role and any challenges you may be facing. Our experienced team members can do this through phone and/or face to face support, providing advice, information and signposting to relevant services related to your
concerns or issues related to caring for a kin child. Call us to arrange a convenient time to meet or have a chat on the phone.
Free information pages on a range of kinship issues on our website:
- about kinship care: what it is and how you can get support
- guidance about how to contact local services/the local authority to get support
- signposting and resources to help in relation to education, early help and well-being support for yourself and you kin child/young person
- links to national kinship organisations and resources
- a listing of local legal advice including free Law Clinics
- information about Legal Aid and how to find out if you are eligible
Kinship Carers Activities Programme
For kin families, carers and children/young people with a calendar of events including:
- Coffee morning – usually on Wednesday 10am – 12pm term time but check our event calendar on our website.
- Pamper session – usually the first Friday of the month 11.30am – 2.30pm
- How can I access this service?
- Call or email
- When is this service open?
- Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
- How much will it cost me?
- Social media
- What groups of people is this for?
- The general public
- What age groups is this for?
- Any age
- What areas of the city is this for?
- People from anywhere in the city