Siblings Together - UK - 2015

Working with Corney and Barrow Bars to nuture sibling relationships

Siblings Together aim to help young people in care initiate and continue to have contact with their siblings, helping them to develop strong family bonds and above all achieve an independent and positive place in society supported by their sibling relationships.

Years: 2015

ALMT have been proud partners of Siblings Together since their inception in 2010. One of the key strands of their work are Monthly Activity Days (MADS). After piloting successful residential camps, Siblings Together found that there was unmet need to provide separated siblings regular contact throughout the year at a stable location. Whilst the camps provide quality time for those able to attend the, it was evident that camps are not accessible to all sibling groups, and that support for on-going contact is also required


Many of the children would only meet with their siblings and possibly parents in social services contact rooms where they would compete for attention, were monitored, and could only spend an hour or so together every few months. Siblings Together therefore designed the MADs to facilitate regular, consistent and fun contact between siblings, in turn enabling them to re-frame and develop their sibling relationships. Their approach is to be ‘actively therapeutic’, offering enjoyable and meaningful experiences and building positive, lifelong family bonds.


Continuing the ALMT's relationship with Corney and Barrow Bars, in 2015, the team have selected Siblings Together as their charity beneficiary of the year and their fundraising will be directed to fund the MADs in 2016.



How Angus Lawson Memorial Trust uses cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information stored on a users computer by websites, such as a date or time. They are not computer programs and cannot run or be run by other programs.

What do they do?

They are used by this website to help tailor the site to you, and allow the site to remember you as you browse. They are also used to monitor anonymous traffic patterns over the site, to see how it can be improved.

The are NOT used to identify you personally, and your choice below only applies to this site.

Type of cookie

Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works These cookies are used to help us anonymously track users. You can disable these but they are used to help us improve the site.

Functionality Cookies: These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.

Advertising Cookies: These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make any advertising relevant to you and your interests.

What are my options?

"Allow All Cookies" is our recommended option. It will allow you the best experience on the site and enable us to contually improve it. It will store an additional cookie for 1 year on your computer that remembers your descision, but can be removed at any time by returning here and clicking "Reset".

"Allow Strictly Necessary Cookies Only" will allow you to use the site fully, but hinders our ability to make improvements based on how you use the site. It will store an additional cookie for this visit only on your computer that remembers your descision, it can be removed at any time by returning here and clicking "Reset".

"Reset" can be used to remove your cookie choice on this site.

Read our full privacy policy here

Please Note: This site cannot operated without certain cookies. If you do not consent to any cookies, please close this window and discontinue using this site. Use of this site will be treated as implied consent of all cookies.