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Kinship (formerly Grandparents Plus)

Who we are and what we do

Kinship is the leading kinship care charity in England and Wales. We are here for all kinship carers – the grandparents and siblings, the aunts, uncles, and family friends who step up to raise children when their parents aren’t able to. We won’t rest until every kinship family has the recognition, value and support they need and deserve.

We offer:

  • independent advice service to help kinship carers navigate the system and find out what benefits and allowances are available to them.
  • help to apply for grants
  • preparation workshops 
  • one-to-one peer support over the phone
  • peer support groups across the UK
  • a community of over 7,000 kinship carers

Visit our website for advice and support, including a list of local peer support groups for kinship carers 

Where to Go

Name of venue
The Foundry
Venue address
17 Oval Way
SE11 5RR

When is it On?

Date & Time Information
Open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, our advice service is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am-3.30pm.

Other Details

Associated Cost

Who to Contact

0300 123 7015
Last Updated: 04/05/2021