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KINSHIP CARERS - bringing up your grandchildren full time


"My grandaughter was sent to me in a taxi by her mother"


The latest figures show there are up to 300,000 children being raised by their grandparents, other family members or friends. We are in daily contact with grandparents who are kinship carers. They tell us how lonely and exhausting it can be. However, we also hear from children about how much they love their grandparents – they know you are giving them a safe and loving home. We are here to help you tackle the problems you may have as you bring up your grandchildren. All our services our confidential.


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Bringing up your grandchildren full time can be lonely and exhausting. We offer confidential support and advice.

CONTACT US

REGIONAL OFFICES

HELPLINE
:
0845 4349585
Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
advice@grandparents-association.org.uk

WELFARE BENEFIT:
National 0844 3571033  / London 0843 289 7030
Tuesday 10-12
Wednesday 10-12
Thursday 11-1
wb@grandparents-association.org.uk


OFFICE ADMIN:
01279 428040
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© GPA 2009
Ann‘s daughter
was addicted to drugs and now she is bringing up her granddaughter fulltime and she has another granddaughter who has been adopted.



© GPA 2009
Natalie is bringing up her grandson fulltime and juggling work, childcare, and emotions, and talks about the benefits of The Grandparents' Association.


© GPA 2009
Little Family - after their granddaughter witnessed her mother being killed by her father in a domestic violence incident the Littles are bring up two grandchildren fulltime


© GPA 2009
Keri is bringing up her twin granddaughters fulltime whilst two other grandchildren have been adopted.

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