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Kinship Carers.

Kinship Carers.

Thousands of children are being diverted from the care system by kinship carers, with a charity warning family guardians are at "breaking point" as a result.

Kinship carers are family members or friends who step in to look after children, in the event their own parents are unable to care for them.


Substance misuse, domestic violence and mental health issues are all among the most common reasons that a guardian would step in.

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