SESLIP Kinship Care Conference Monday 8 July, Reigate

Bookings now open for our free conference!

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The speakers are now all confirmed and the eventbrite is open for registration for our second regional kinship care conference, and the first event to be held in person. You need to secure your ticket via eventbrite to guarantee entry.  

Click to sign up here: South East regional kinship care conference Tickets, Mon 8 Jul 2024 at 09:00 | Eventbrite

Tickets are going fast, we have a limited capacity, so please sign up early.  We are keen to have at least one rep from all 19 local authorities in the South East. Please forward to appropriate colleagues in your organisation. 

Join us at Woodhatch Place for a day filled with insightful discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities. This event is designed for kinship care professionals in the South East region to come together, share experiences, and learn from experts in the field.

Discover new resources, hear from caregivers, and gain valuable knowledge to support your organisation’s kinship care journey. Don’t miss out on this chance to be a part of a supportive community dedicated to kinship care.

Our focus is on the new national Kinship Strategy and how we can best take forward the ambitions for high quality and well supported kinship care in the South East. It will include:

  • a keynote speech from the Chief Executive of the national charity Kinship
  • hearing from a virtual school head about the new responsibilities of the virtual school in relation to kinship
  • opportunities for practice sharing
  • presentation from kinship carers
  • practical guidance on how to increase ASGSF funding for special guardians in your LA

This conference is open to front line practitioners, first line managers and senior managers responsible for kinship care. The event is free, with free parking and refreshments provided. Mark your calendars and get ready for a day of learning, sharing, and empowerment at the South East regional kinship care conference!

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Event details: Time and date: 8 July 9-1pm Address: Surrey County Council, Woodhatch Place, 11 Cockshot HIll, Woodhatch, RH2 8EF

Contact Details

Adoption; Fostering; Kinship and Early Help Regional Networks: Rebecca Eligon (South East Sector-Led Improvement Programme)

07944 996219