Author: Community NI
Published on 17 October 2014 02:30 PM
Kinship Care NI are offering a 6 week training programme to grandparents raising their grandchildren and other kinship carers living in the Derry City Council area.
The course, which will run for 6 weeks every Wednesday evening, commencing Wednesday 22nd October 2014 from 6pm-8pm will focus on the legal and financial entitlements of kinship carers, including social security entitlement, Residence Allowances and Foster Care Allowances.
All travel expenses will be met and a contribution made towards childcare where requested. Tea, coffee and a light supper will also be provided.
This is an excellent opportunity for grandparents and other kinship carer to learn of their legal and financial rights and obligations when raising a family or friends’ child. It is also an opportunity to meet other kinship carers, share experiences, develop friendships and have a bit of fun.
For more information, or to book your place contact Leann on 028 71373731 or download and complete a registration form and return it to:
Kinship Care NI
67 Carlisle Road