Make kinship care first port of call for children, charity urges

The Family Rights Group says findings from its latest survey reveal 91 per cent of people would trust relatives or friends to look after their children in the event they could no longer provide care themselves...

Fix ‘fundamental’ social care flaws that place teenagers at exploitation risk, report urges

Teenagers placed at risk of criminal and sexual exploitation by “fundamental” failures in the children’s social care system deserve a “brand-new offer”, a study has concluded. The report from the Commission on...

Campaigners criticise ‘vague and dehumanising’ plans for unregulated care

Children’s campaigners have criticised the government’s decision not to ban unregulated care settings for 16- and 17-year-olds. The use of settings which provide housing with limited or no support for children...

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