Helping Grandparents to Step In

GCF helped a grandfather who's young grandson was recently placed in his care by Social Work. The child was removed from the mother as a result of her chaotic life style and was on the Child Protection Register due to neglect. The grandfather lived in a small bedsit flat, too small to accommodate him and his grandson so was allocated a larger flat nearby to give the child his own bedroom. The grandfather was unable to get assistance from any other agency with removal costs and basic household needs although he decorated the property himself from his limited finances. As there was no floor covering we supplied carpets for the new tenancy