The IMO Podcast: open and honest conversations with care leavers

The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers

Young people raised in state care often face exclusion, marginalisation, and stigma. This series gives a voice to the diverse experiences that make up the care population.

Each episode we invite someone who has been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories in mainstream media, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. Some of the stories we hear include what it’s like to be LGBT+ and in care, how children in care can be criminalised to manage their behaviour, what it’s like to be HIV positive and in care, and what it’s like to be separated from your siblings growing up.

Subscribe to the IMO podcast on Google, Apple or Spotify to hear episodes as they’re released.

   

Listen now

Series 1 trailer

Series 2 trailer

Episodes

  • IMO Awards

© The Children's Commissioner for England. The views, information, and opinions expressed on this website are solely those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views or position of IMO or the Children’s Commissioner for England.