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Information on anger, what it can look like and how to manage it.

Information on help to pay school costs, such as uniforms, school meals and transport.

Drugs and alcohol can have a devastating effect on families and is a common cause of children being raised in kinship care. Find out about sources of help.

Information and advice for kinship carers on adoption, how to adopt a child, alternatives to adoption and available support.

Advice on employment rights for kinship carers who need time off work, including flexible working, time for dependants and parental leave.

Information and advice on Pension Credit for kinship carers who are State Pension age or above, on a low income and need financial support.

Information on special guardianship orders for kinship carers, including how they work and available support.