Kinship Care: Lack of legal support has ‘devastating consequences’

Almost four in 10 kinship carers had not received any legal advice about their rights and options for their kinship child, according to a new report from the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on kinship...

Residential care system lacking in specialist provision, expert warns

The residential care system does not have enough specialist provision to meet the needs of all children, according to the National Centre for Excellence in Residential Child Care (NCERCC). Read the full...

Care-experienced girls

Centre for Child and Family Justice Research (CFJ) has published a report which looks at the over-representation of care-experienced girls and women in the criminal justice system. Interviews were conducted...

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Care-experienced girls

Centre for Child and Family Justice Research (CFJ) has published a report which looks at the over-representation of care-experienced girls and women in the criminal justice system. Interviews were conducted with 17...

Foster care allegations

The Fostering Network has published a report looking at how allegations made against foster carers are investigated. Findings from a survey of 3,352 foster carers from across the UK include: 14% of the foster carers who...

Children’s experience in care

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory has published a report summary sharing conclusions drawn from a recent study. As part of the study, 24 care-experienced children between the ages of 10 and 17 in England and Wales...