Supporting Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Young People (UASC) Regional Masterclasses

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Our free one-day regional masterclasses, funded by the Welsh Government, will help foster carers support unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people through assessing their specific needs, exploring the reasons for leaving their home country and outlining the asylum process

Start time: 
End time: 
Llandrindod Wells, Newport, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff and Rhyl
Registration cost: 
£0.00 (including VAT)

The masterclasses will explore:

  • The cultural and care needs of these children and develop skills in supporting and caring for UASC.
  • Explore why children and young people leave their home country and the effect that their experiences may have had on them.
  • Explore specific issues for UASC in terms of safeguarding, the asylum process, cultural awareness, competence and inclusion.


Where and when

Mid Wales: 25 February 2020 - PAVO Centre, Llandrindod Wells.

Gwent: 27 February 2020 - Malpas Court, Newport. 

Cwm Taf: 10 March 2020 - Orbis Centre, Merthyr Tydfil.

Cardiff: 12 March 2020 - The Fostering Network, Cardiff.

North Wales: 17 March 2020 - Rhyl Fire Station, Rhyl.

Booking your free place

If you are a foster carer or social work practitioner and are interested in attending this event, please contact

We expect the masterclasses to be busy, so please book early.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.

A certificate will be provided, which will provide evidence for your continuing professional development. 


Foster carers