‘Taking Hold of our Heritage’ digital book available from Leicestershire Cares

The Taking Back Our Heritage was a project which investigated care experienced young people’s memory, history and narrative. If you would like to view Taking Hold of Our Heritage as a digital flippable book...

What makes life good? Care leavers’ views on their well-being

  Over the past five years, we have collected over 10,000 care-experienced voices through the Your Life Beyond Care and the Your Life, Your Care surveys. Children in care and care leavers have told us how they...

Three quarters of foster carers leave placements after turning 18, new research shows

Just a quarter of care leavers remain with their foster carers after turning 18, new research by the Fostering Network shows.
Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now

Category - Leaving Care

Care leavers

Action for Children has published a report examining the Staying Put scheme in England which gives young people in foster care the chance to stay with their former foster carers up to the age of 21, rather than having to move out at the age of 18...

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...