Coronavirus and benefits for kinship carers in Scotland

‘Kinship care’ is the term usually used to describe the situation where a child is being cared for on a permanent, or semi-permanent, basis by a member of their extended family or by a family friend. Sometimes the child in a kinship care situation is formally ‘looked after’ by the local authority and sometimes not.

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