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In England and Wales

  • More than 141,000 children in kinship care

  • 43% of kinship carers rated the support received by their local authority as poor or very poor.

  • 18% of kinship carers have been unable to take on the care of a brother or sister to a kinship child already in their care.

  • 12% of kinship carers are concerned they won't be able to continue caring for their kinship children in the next year if their situation doesn't improve.

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Kinship - Value Our Love

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