Grandparents Plus

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Grandparents Plus,1 Addington Square

020 8981 8001

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Real Stories

Real Stories

Tony & Christines story: Keep Families Together

Tony & Christines Story

This is the story of Tony and his wife Christine who have been raising Christines granddaughter Hollie since birth due to her mothers drug and alcohol misuse.

The couple have never received any financial support for looking after Hollie apart from child benefit and child tax credit. Despite the very difficult relationship with Holies mother they receive no support with managing contact.


Brian & Kathleens story: Keep Families Together

Brian & Kathleens story

This is the story of Brian and Kathleen who have been raising their 3 grandchildren, Sophie, Caitlan and Harry.

Their story highlights the predjudice Brian and Kathleen as older grandparents face when applying for guardianship and the heavy financial costs that are involved.

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