Hetty’s Hardship Fund

    The fund is designed to support Kinship Carers who have taken on parental responsibility for their grandchildren, nieces or nephews as a result of them being removed from birth parents via Social Care.  A small amount of charity funds are available for families in the 4 districts of North Nottinghamshire: Mansfield, Ashfield, Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood.

    Individuals and families in extreme financial hardship can receive up to £100 per child from the fund.

    All applications must be completed by an approved Hetty’s Support Worker.

    Examples of needs fitting the criteria:

    • Children’s clothes and equipment
    • House move essentials
    • Education essentials for children – computer etc
    • Travel to funerals