We run a number of Support Groups for kinship carers in areas throughout Northern Ireland. Our Kin Together Support Groups provide a great opportunity to kinship carers to meet other carers from their areas, to share experiences and develop new friendships. Support Groups meet on a fortnightly and monthly basis and there are lots of fun activities for carers to get involved in. Children are welcome too and refreshments are provided. To find a Support Group in your area, click on the map below. You can also contact our Helpline free on 0800 022 3129 for more information.
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Joyce, age 62.
‘I’d have been lost without the support of the other carers. I thought I was on my own but I know I have a group of friends who will listen and give me advice when I need it’.
Sharon, age 48
‘Meeting other carers has helped take the pressure off me’.
Martin, age 21.
‘Everyone is so helpful and I am grateful for all the support we get’.
Janet, age 39.
‘Everyone is so nice and friendly and I have made new friends also’.
Stephanie, age 51
‘The things we do are great – flower arranging, going to the cinema and pampering nights are fantastic’.