Care leavers’ views on their transition to adulthood | Coram Voice

In 2017 Coram Voice conducted a rapid review of around 80 UK studies that explored care leavers’ own accounts of their experiences and feelings. This is a summary of the key themes and issues that emerged from the review. The quotes used in this review are from the young people interviewed or consulted in the... Continue Reading →

#carecrisisreview

"[...] we care about families. We care about people being able to help themselves. We believe in helping people to help themselves, but we are not doing that. We are simply saying, "The state will take care of this, because you have failed as a parent." What message does that send about our vision of... Continue Reading →

Stability Index 2018 | Report by the Children’s Commissioner for England

The experience of children in the care system informs much of the work carried out by Anne Longfield, OBE Children's Commissioner for England. Many of the calls to the Commissioner's Help at Hand advice line involves children worried about unwanted changes of carer, social worker or the impact of school moves. The Children in Care Stability Index has... Continue Reading →

Essential reading: Care Crisis Review

Originally posted on 13.6.18, we are re-posting links to this important review. It needs to be treated as essential reading.  Family Rights Group have facilited a seven month sector-led Review into the care crisis. The Review is supported by stakeholders within the child welfare and family justice system. The Review's aims to examine the reasons... Continue Reading →

New: #carecrisisreview report

Family Rights Group have facilited a seven month sector-led Review into the care crisis. The Review is supported by stakeholders within the child welfare and family justice system. The Review's aims: to examine the reasons for the rise in care proceedings and number of children in care to at all times retain a focus on... Continue Reading →

A brilliant new online resource for children and young people

A brilliant new online resource  Rights4children has been launched by Article 39. Please share and help publicise this brilliant new resource for children and young people!  Called rights4children, the site is packed with information about children’s rights, on topics important to them. It has drawn on the expert advise of children and young people (see Roll of honour ). The... Continue Reading →

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