Care and Care Leavers

03 February 2017


CARE & CARE LEAVERS

Become
http://www.becomecharity.org.uk/
A service for children in care, helping to improve care for children and young people who are separated from their families and living in residential or foster care.
Care advice line: 0800 023 2033 (lines open Monday-Friday 10.30am-3pm)

The Care Leavers Association
http://www.careleavers.com
Organised by those who have been in care, offering information and support across a range of issues affecting people who have lived in care, such as accessing records.
Email: info@careleavers.org

Coram Voice
http://www.coramvoice.org.uk/young-peoples-zone/are-you-care-leaver
Information for those who are about to, or already have, left care.
Information: 0808 800 5792 (lines open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 6pm)
Email: help@coramvoice.org.uk

The Care Leavers Foundation
http://www.thecareleaversfoundation.org/
Providing encouragement and financial assistance to care leavers needing support at a critical time.

Catch 22
http://www.catch-22.org.uk/expertise/care-leavers/
Supporting care leavers in the transition from care to independence.

Drive Forward Foundation
http://www.driveforwardfoundation.com/
Supporting young people in education, employment and training.


FAMILY SUPPORT

Family Rights Group
http://www.frg.org.uk/
Offering legal advice to families whose children are involved with local authority children’s services.
Helpline: 0808 801 0366 (lines open Monday – Friday 9.30am -3.30pm)
Email: advice@frg.org.uk

Family Lives
http://familylives.org.uk/

Offering support to anyone in a parenting role for any parenting problem.
Parentline: 0808 800 2222 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am-9pm, Weekends 10am-3pm)


Got A Teenager

http://familylives.org.uk/advice/got-a-teenager
Support advice for anyone parenting a teenager.
Parentline: 0808 800 22 22 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am-9pm, Weekends 10am-3pm)


Coram Children's Legal Centre

http://www.childrenslegalcentre.com/
The Child Law Advice Service provide legal advice and information on areas of child, family and education law. Under the Child Law Advice Service online area are a range of factsheets and how to guides.

Government Information on Looked After Children
https://www.gov.uk/schools-colleges-childrens-services/looked-after-children