Robert Hagan from the University of Ulster held two workshops with grandparent carers who shared their stories, including their achievements of bringing up their grandchildren.
Volunteers from our Kids n’Kinship Shop celebrated #socialsaturday2016 with a popup shop at Northside Shopping Centre. Thank you to members of the public for coming along and supporting us and to Des Farrell and Stephen O’Carroll for all their help.
Congratulations to Nicole Browne who received Firmus Energy’s ‘Person To Be Proud Of’ Award. Nicole who is raising her younger siblings was delighted at receiving her award and winning a luxury overnight stay in a hotel of her choice. A huge THANK YOU to everyone to took to social media to vote for Nicole. We […]
Kinship carers, Geraldine, Lorna, Jacinta and Hazel were crowned ‘Carer of the Year’ at the 2016 Derry Journal People of the Year Awards. Carers were absolutely delighted at receiving their award and spoke courageously about their experiences bringing up their relative’s children. Thank you to the Derry Journal for a great evening and congratulations to […]
Over 200 families enjoyed an end of Summer Family Fun Day at Meadowbank Sports Arena in Magherafelt. The day was a huge success and a great day out for children and their families. Thank you to everyone who came along and to our staff and volunteers for organising a fantastic event.
‘Kuddles’ our Kinship Care Bear made a special appearance at the Oak Centre in Dungannon where he met lots of interesting people and handed out information on services available to kinship carers and their children in the area. For more information on our services contact Charlene on 028 79301566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org