Gym group launches free membership for care-experienced young people

A national gym group has launched a new membership offering free access to activities for children in care and those with care experience.
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Foster carers reconsider role amid cost-of-living crisis

More than half of foster carers have considered giving up the role due to the rising cost of living, a survey has found.
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Children’s commissioner lays out proposals for children’s homes improvements

Children’s homes are “not meeting the standards we should expect” and need to be reformed, according to children’s commissioner for England Rachel de Souza. Read the full article on this link to Children...

Category - Looked After Children

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...

Young carers

The Carers Trust has published a report on the mental health and wellbeing of young carers and young adult carers in the UK in 2022. Findings from a survey of 571 carers aged 12-25 include: 42% felt stressed by their...