The Role of Kinship Carers in Supporting Kinship Care

Family for Every Child

This 5th webinar of the Family for Every Child Kinship Care learning series looked at the different ways in which kinship carers themselves support kinship care. Kinship Care Ireland shared how the kinship caregivers they are working with are self-advocating for greater recognition for kinship care.

FOST in Zimbabwe, shared on the different types of mutual support programmes they run with caregivers, providing both financial and emotional support to kinship carers, as well as learning about their use of community dialogues to identify support needs for vulnerable families. And finally, YCDA in India shared their community-level gatekeeping committees.