CARE & CARE LEAVERS
http://www.becomecharity.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
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.
http://www.coramvoice.org.uk/young-peoples-zone/are-you-care-leaver (opens in a new window)
Information for those who are about to, or already have, left care.
Information: 0808 800 5792 (lines open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 6pm, Saturday 10am – 4pm)
The Care Leavers Foundation
http://www.thecareleaversfoundation.org/ (opens in a new window)
Providing encouragement and financial assistance to care leavers needing support at a critical time.
http://www.catch-22.org.uk/expertise/care-leavers/ (opens in a new window)
Supporting care leavers in the transition from care to independence.
Drive Forward Foundation
http://www.driveforwardfoundation.com/ (opens in a new window)
Supporting young people in education, employment and training.
Family Rights Group
http://www.frg.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
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 -3.00pm)
http://familylives.org.uk/ (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)
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/ (opens in a new window)
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 (opens in a new window)