care leavers

Having no support at university would be 'terrifying'

With many care-experienced young people either embarking on their university career or returning for another year, we asked one care-experienced student at Kingston University about how the university's specialist KU Cares programme has supported them.

By DavidEggboro on October,17th 2019

A football team to shout about

There are a number of high profile, multi-million pound football teams in north London that footie fans can get passionate about, but the group that has been put together by the Care Leavers teams at Brent Council, also has much to shout about. 

By Daniel.Sinclairtfn on October,11th 2018

A foster carer discusses the positive effects of staying in care

My wife and I are registered foster carers and are in favour of the amendment to the Children and Families Bill that would allow young people in foster care to remain with their carers until the age of 21, if both the young person and the carers were in favour of such an arrangement.
By Dom-tFN on June,7th 2013