‘Lonely’ and ‘unsafe’: Young people’s experiences of unregulated supported accommodation

Young people have shared their experiences of living in unregulated supported accommodation as a consultation into the use of such provision closes. The accounts provide a range of experiences from those who...

Leicestershire Cares working with the BBC to raise awareness of care leavers’ experiences of the lockdown

Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, Leicestershire Cares’ leaving care team has been working closely with the care experienced young people we support to help them share their experiences of social distancing...

New care experienced podcast – Fostering A New Approach

Leicestershire Cares has set up a podcast to help keep two of their participants connected. The care experienced duo now have a date in their diary each week, where they can record their podcast, helping them...

Category - Leaving Care

Care leavers share experiences of isolation

Care-experienced young people have shared videos of their persepectives on the UK-wide lockdown from their homes and university halls through charity Leicestershire Cares. The vlogs come as part of a bid by the organisation to engage the young...