Grandparents Plus

Grandparents Plus

Charity information

Grandparents Plus

Grandparents Plus is the only national charity supporting grandparents, especially when they face the challenges of raising grandchildren as 'kinship carers' in difficult family circumstances. We help 2,000 vulnerable families each year, providing life-changing financial, practical and emotional support to enable both the carers and children to thrive.

Founded 2002

  • Mission statement

    To recognise, support and celebrate the role of grandparents in the family and wider society, to support the relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren and to help ensure that children in difficult family circumstances receive the care they need from a family member.

  • Aims

    Grandparents Plus aims to:

    • Realise our vision of a Britain where all grandparents are celebrated and supported in the role they play in the lives of their families, in their grandchildren's wellbeing and in wider society.
  • Overview

    Established: September 2002

    Registered Charity Number: 1093975

    Board members: 11

    Full time staff: 10

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 130

    Phone number: 0208 9818001

    Address: 1 Addington Square, London SE5 0HF

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  • Advice and Support Service

    To provide a free advice and support service for the 300,000 grandparents and other kinshi... More