MPs launch call for care leavers to share experience of services

The Education Committee has launched a survey that asks care leavers of all ages about the help they received whilst in care and the types of placements they experienced, such as foster care, kinship...

Sibling contact events ‘could help local authorities to improve long-term relationships’

Events designed to allow children in care to reconnect with separated siblings could help local authorities to support future meaningful contact, according to an evaluation of an early pilot programme. Read...

Initial foster care enquiry levels at lowest in five years

The number of initial enquiries from potential foster carers in England has fallen to its lowest level in five years.
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Category - Looked After Children

Children in care

Ofsted has published a report examining provision for children with complex needs in children’s homes in England. The report explores the broad use of the term ‘complex needs’ in placement decisions; challenges for...

Children in care

The Association for Fostering, Kinship and Adoption (AFKA) has published a report evaluating the Siblings Reunited (STAR) service in Scotland that helps siblings separated in care stay in touch. AFKA spoke with...