I would never say to her that she is different cause I have tried to bring her up in a normal and loving environment as much as possible but the truth is she is different, she doesn’t live in a happy home with her mum and dad, she lives with her gran.

Welcome to the National Kinship Care Website for Scotland

This website will:

  • keep you up to date with kinship news
  • update you on kinship policy changes and how they impact on you
  • provide a full copy of the new kinship care guide detailing your rights, roles and responsibilities
  • keep you up to date on financial developments
  • provide a list of emergency contacts
  • provide you with list of support groups in your area
  • provide you with a list of national and local support organisations that can help you
  • connect you with other kinship carers
  • inform you of any events you may be interested in attending

This website is a work in progress and it shall continue to evolve over the next few months. We aim for this website to be a hub of all information that you need in helping you support the children in your care.

If there is anything that you would like to share or feel that there is something important that needs to be highlighted please do not hesitate to contact us.

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