Staff from Find Insurance NI held a Purple Day Bake Sale to raise money and awareness of kinship care. Thank you to everyone who took part and for raising the profile of our work with kinship carers and their children.
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 […]
Children, young people and their carers spent the day in Stormont where they received a tour of Parliament Buildings and the Assembly Chamber. Huge thanks to our Chairperson, Kelly Armstrong for organising the event and to Stormont for a fantastic day.
Young people teamed up with Coasteering NI and spent the day cliff jumping off the coast of Ballintoy. Young people had a great time and lots of fun and laughter was had. For more information on what services are available to young people contact Roisin on 028 71373731.
Kinship carers attended a focus group to inform of the needs of the children in their care. Thank you to Sarah from the Community Foundation NI who facilitated the workshop and to all the kinship carers who came along and shared their stories.
Young people worked alongside Global Filmmakers to develop a new film on their experience of growing up in kinship care. Young people got involved in a whole range of team building activities and developed new friendships with other young people in a similar position.