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What if I want to stay living where I am now?

As a Care Experienced Young Person, once you have reached the age of 18 you will not be a ‘Child in Care’ but in some cases, especially where you are living in a foster placement, it may be possible for you to remain in your…

What is an apprenticeship?

One of the options open to you after the age of 16 is to train through an Apprenticeship. This is a way of acquiring the skills needed for a number of careers while earning money at the same time. An apprenticeship will often suit young people who do…

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused

If you are worried that a child or young person may be at risk of neglect or abuse please contact the Duty Social Worker using the contact details below. You do not have to give your name and your conversation will be treated confidentially In…

When a friend or family member has a mental illness

When a person is living with a serious mental illness, their family and friends are likely to be affected. It can be difficult to go about everyday life with them or to help and support them. It can be especially difficult to help and support…

Who are Personal Advisors for Care Experienced Young People?

A Personal Advisor (PA) acts as a focal point to make sure that a young person leaving care gets the right support as they move into adulthood. Your Personal Advisor will assist you to develop skills that will help you to live independently at time…

Who is a Care Experienced Young Person?

All Local Authorities have a duty to provide support to many adults who have been Looked After, that is they have spent time in foster or residential care or in other arrangements outside their immediate or extended family before the age of 18. Support is provided for Experienced…
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