Service to help those caring for children

A NEW service has been launched in West Sussex to support extended families caring for children who are not able to live with their birth parents.

The informal family care service offers a range of support which includes:

n Information and advice around issues which affect family carers

n An assessment of their situation

n Signposting to relevant services and assistance with referrals

Find out more about the new service, book a place in the group sessions or get details about the nearest drop-in service, by calling 01243 642650 or emailing informalfamilycare@westsussex.gov.uk