Dear younger me: Mental health

Dear younger me: Mental health

Imagine if you could go back in time and know then what you know now. Wouldn’t it be great? Earlier this year, teens in care and care leavers from all over the UK took part in our #dearyoungerme campaign by writing postcards to their younger selves. They’ve...
Foster Care Fortnight 2019: Changing futures

Foster Care Fortnight 2019: Changing futures

When I ask children in care what has helped in their lives, you never say things like, “It was my Pathway Plan” or “It was the Children and Social Work Act 2017.” What you tell me is the name of a person.It might be a social worker or a personal adviser. But for so...
What makes us all thrive

What makes us all thrive

This poem, written by Abbey (21), won first prize in our ‘Write Speak Share’ writing competition. The theme for the competition was ‘Your Biggest Achievement’.    I have done many things in my life, I’ve danced and I have sang, but it’s...