Our Youth Champions and Personal Development Group spent an evening together working as a team. Everyone had a great time and lots of new friendships were made.
Team Kinship Care walked 52 miles from Derry/Londonderry to Coleraine via Ballymoney to raise awareness of kinship care and launch our ‘Keeping Families Together’ DVD. Thanks to everyone for supporting us along the way, especially the Mayor of Derry Brenda Stevenson, the Mayor of Antrim Brian Graham and the Mayor of Coleraine George Duddy.
The Media Trust spent a day at our Kinship Care Support Service filming children, young people, volunteers and staff as part of ‘Brilliant Northern Ireland’. The day was a huge success and children had the opportunity to talk openly about their experiences growing up in kinship care.
We were delighted to officially open our new Kinship Care Support Service in Derry/L’Derry. The opening of the service for children and young people in kinship care was attended by the Mayor of Derry, Martin Reilly, the Head of Services at Western Trust, Pat Armstrong and numerous community representatives. The special ‘celebrity’ guest on the […]