National Adoption Strategy launches

A new National Adoption Strategy will centre around improving recruitment of potential adopters and allowing them to be matched with children from any ethnic group, the government has said. Read the full...

Post-16 education and labour market activities and outcomes of looked-after children (LEO)

Date: 19 Jul 2021 Publisher: Department for Education Analysis of post-16 education and labour market activities and outcomes for children that were in care. Post-16 education and labour market activities and...

Mind Matters: How tackling loneliness taught us the power of community among care leavers

Poor mental well-being is commonly associated with care experienced young people. Their lives of abrupt endings, unreliable stability, loss of connections and adverse childhood experiences can result in poor...

Category - Looked After Children

National Adoption Strategy launches

A new National Adoption Strategy will centre around improving recruitment of potential adopters and allowing them to be matched with children from any ethnic group, the government has said. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young...

Adopted children

Adoption UK has published its annual Adoption barometer report, which reveals that 46% of adopted 16- to 25-year-olds were involved with mental health services in 2020, compared to the national figure of 17%. Further findings from a survey of...