Talk to another kinship carer

Want to talk to someone who understands what you’re experiencing as a kinship carer? Our specially trained kinship carer volunteers are here to listen on the phone.

Talk to another kinship carer

Talk to someone who understands

Feeling like things are getting on top of you? Being a kinship carer can be a tough role. There are moments of real joy and happiness. Then some tough times when you just want someone to talk to. Who really gets what it can feel like.

Our Someone Like Me service is here for you. It is free to use and experienced kinship carers are on the end of the phone to give you emotional support.

Talk to someone like you

We’ll match you with a trained, friendly and supportive kinship carer volunteer who'll listen to how you’re feeling and give you emotional support.

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"It was a pleasure to talk with someone like me; I felt more motivated especially when I told her about going back to work. She lifted my spirit and I would like to talk to her again. Thank you for coming up with such a thoughtful way of support."
Kinship carer after using the Someone Like Me service

Kinship carers - stronger together

Join a powerful Kinship Community of over 10,000 kinship carers. You’ll receive updates on events, campaigns and useful information to support you in your caring role.

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