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Taking children into care is only the start, not the solution

It’s been another bad week for children in Ireland. We saw yet more media reports raising serious questions over the foster care system, and a mother in the west of Ireland was  470 more words

Superman was a foundling: art that draws on childhood

Heather Elliott

Superman was a foundling.  Ann Shirley was adopted. James Bond was fostered. The poet, Lemn Sissay, who spent some of his teenage years in care, has covered the walls of the cafe of the… 669 more words

Social Sciences And Social Policy

The Devil is in the detail

It has been a while since I have written, not for want of things to say but because my circumstances changed a few months ago and it has taken me a while to come up for air. 758 more words

Children In Care

Children in Care Council talk about Permanence!

Consultation on 29th January 2016

Young people in the CICC South and North groups, 8 young people in total, were asked to do a consultation by the learning and development team for social care. 118 more words


NHS Citizen Conference

A member of our Care Leavers Forum recently attended the NHS Citizen conference and represented the views of young people in care and care leavers in West Sussex. 252 more words


National Benchmarking Forum

Recently two members of the Care leavers forum visited the National Benchmarking forum. The benchmarking forum is a chance for care leavers from all over the country to get together and discuss issues that matter to them. 216 more words