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Children behind the gates – writing about historical abuse

We know what children need – love, protection, guidance, understanding – and we know what a travesty it is when they are deprived of those basic needs. 1,079 more words

About Switzerland

Fall in the number of children in care

The number of children in care in Hammersmith and Fulham (“Looked After Children”) has today fallen to 186.

That is still far to high. Many – I suspect most – of those children could and should be placed in permanent loving homes. 359 more words

Children In Care

14-year-old Alberta girl receiving services from the province dies

EDMONTON — A 14-year-old girl who was receiving intervention services from the province has died.

According to Alberta Human Services, the girl died on Dec. 19. 238 more words


What Drives a Youth Worker?

Over the best part of 25 years, Anderida Adolescent Care has built a strong and dependable reputation. But strong and dependable organisational reputations only come about thanks to strong and dependable staff teams.  358 more words

Young People

Social services: Is it just about the money?

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll know that I’m in care (although, classed as a care leaver now). I’ve been fortunate enough that I’ve only been moved to 3 different placements in the 4 and a half years of me being looked after by the local authority. 397 more words

Three Alberta children died in government care in the past six weeks, province reveals

EDMONTON — Three children in government care have died in the past six weeks in Alberta, including an eight-month-old baby.

The province revealed the deaths Thursday, and vowed to make all such deaths public within four days. 328 more words


National Child Day focuses on Aboriginal children in care

REGINA – The United Nations is marking 25 years since the convention on the rights of the child; however Saskatchewan’s child and youth advocate says there’s still work to be done, including reducing the highly disproportionate number of Aboriginal children in care. 223 more words