Kinship care

From Families Together to Big Hearts

Our Policy and Communications Manager Liz Hurst sits down with Project Officer Sandra Henderson to talk all things Kinship Care.

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Breaking The Cycle: Mentor UK’s Kinship Care Conference

A recap of the most recent bi-annual conference, held Tuesday 25th September 2018 at Dundas Castle, Scotland.

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Summer Fun at the Big Hearts Bar-b-que

New to Mentor's Edinburgh Office, Policy and Communications Officer Elizabeth describes what it's like to join in at the annual Big Hearts Kinship Care Bar-b-que.

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Mentor & Big Hearts Men’s Kinship Care Group (Edinburgh)

Mentor and Big Hearts have renewed their Men’s Kinship Care Group for 2018.

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Kinship Care Week guest blog: Frances Rowan

Frances Rowan and her husband took on the care of her cousin's two daughters in May 2016. This week, Frances shares her experience of becoming a kinship carer and some advice for new kinship carers.

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Kinship Care Week guest blog: Melanie Onn MP

Melanie Onn, Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby, was raised by her great aunt from the age of seven. In this guest blog, she shares her experience of growing up in kinship care.

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Kinship Care Week: shining a light on family carers

From April 24th to April 30th, Mentor is leading Kinship Care Week for England to celebrate the dedication of kinship carers, raise awareness and funds for kinship care projects, and promote best practice among the professional community that supports these families.

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