Serving Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
© Family & Friends - Kinship Milton Keynes formerly known as Grandparents’ Support Group 2012 - 2020
Family & Friends - Kinship Milton Keynes, previously known as Grandparents Support Group, was formed in September 2006 after a Fun Day at Gulliver's Land, organised by the Family Rights Group in connection with the Peterborough based Second Generation Group, and its founder Chris Leaves.
Chris founded the Second Generation Group in 1994, having obtained a Residence Order for her two Grandchildren, as she knew of no other Grandparents in that situation.
We decided that Milton Keynes would be a great venue for to provide a similar support group in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
We started with just a couple of Grandparents and have grown ever since. Some of our members are unable to attend weekly meetings, because of work, childcare commitments, distance or lack of transport and so during school holidays we organise sharing events such as bowling and picnics, which enable those members to participate.
Our Aims are:
We believe that: