Seeking information on informal childcare, full time carers / kinship carers and lost contact

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council,

Freedom of Information Act request

Please could you supply the following information? It is fine to send it by email. The information should be held by your children’s services and social care departments.

1. What support does your local authority offer to grandparents providing informal childcare for their grandchildren?

2. What other support does your local authority offer grandparents, including:

• those who are full time carers for their grandchildren and
• those who have lost contact with their grandchildren

1. INFORMAL CHILDCARING
• Please give details of the sessions specially designed for informal childcaring grandparents in Children’s Centres

• Please give details of any outreach or specially designed material for informal childcaring grandparents

• Please give information on the number of queries you have from informal childcaring grandparents seeking support or information

2. FULL TIME CARERS / KINSHIP CARERS
• Please give details of the sessions specially designed for full time carers/kinship carers grandparents. these should include any developed by your Drug and Alcohol Action Team

• Please give details of any outreach or specially designed material for full time carers/kinship carers grandparents

• Please give information on the number of queries you have from full time carers/kinship carers grandparents seeking support or information

3. LOST CONTACT
Please give information on any support given to grandparents who have lost contact with their grandchildren, primarily because of family breakdown and family conflict.

Please send reply to:

Vaughan Perks
Volunteer Researcher
The Grandparents’ Association
The Stow
The Moot
Harlow
Essex
CM20 3AG

01279 428040
[email address]

Janet Morris, Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Perks

 

Please find attached our acknowledgement letter in respect of your recent
Freedom of Information Request reference 10290.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Janet Morris PMICS

Management Information Officer

 

Information Governance Team

Democratic and Partnership Services

Westgate House

Westgate

HALIFAX   HX1 1PS

 

Tel: 01422 392043

Fax: 01422 393073

email: [1][email address]

 

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Janet Morris, Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Perks

 

Please find attached our response letter in respect of your recent Freedom
of Information Request reference 10290.

 

Kind regards

 

 

Janet Morris PMICS

Information Governance Officer

 

Information Governance Team

Democratic and Partnership Services

Westgate House

Westgate

HALIFAX   HX1 1PS

 

Tel: 01422 392043

Fax: 01422 393073

email: [1][email address]

 

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir