‘I find myself at the ‘care-cliff’: is the system failing care leavers by abruptly ending support at 25?

By Thuy Ly-Chambers “I’m a care leaver.” “What’s that?” or “Wow” – are some responses I get when I tell people I grew up in care. In my experience, people have little awareness of what a care leaver is, nor do they recognise the challenges care leavers face unless they have knowledge of the care system. Growing up, I […]

By not continuing to invest in support for care leavers as they move into adulthood beyond the age of 25, there is a risk that the good work to improve wellbeing while young people are in care will be undone.

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