UK-born twins face deportation to different countries

Twin brothers born in London and brought up in state care could face deportation to two different Caribbean countries they have never visited. Siblings of Darrell and Darren Roberts, 24, said they had been...

‘Dear Isabelle Trowler…I feel uncomfortable as a gay student on my social work course’

In an open letter to the chief social worker for children, care experienced trainee social worker Reena Syed says the profession needs specialist LGBTQ+ practitioners to ensure truly inclusive services Read...

Babies born into care

The University of Huddersfield and University of Central Lancashire have published findings from research looking at the number of babies being taken into state care in their first week of life. Figures from...

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Babies born into care

The University of Huddersfield and University of Central Lancashire have published findings from research looking at the number of babies being taken into state care in their first week of life. Figures from Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to...

Care leavers and higher education

What Works for Children’s Social Care has published a report looking at care leavers and higher education. Research carried out by the CASCADE centre at Cardiff University shows a gap between the expectations of young people who have been in care...