young people eligible for aftercare as at 31 July 2019


percentage of young people eligible for aftercare who were in education, training or employment 


young people recorded as in a Continuing Care placement in 2017-2018

Watch, Listen, Act - Youth Justice Voices Launches #Artivism Project

YJV launches their latest project about care-experienced people expressing themselves in new and creative ways. Will those in power listen?


Author: Jack Dudgeon

#WeLove: sharing COVID-19 best practice

This crisis has shone a new light on the issues children and young people in and leaving care face but we also know that there’s some great work continuing and we hope to highlight this through the #WeLove campaign.


Author: Liam Furby

We listen. We care. We love.

Building Relationships - The REAL Toolkit

The REAL Toolkit – Relationships, Empathy and Love The toolkit will be guide for young people who are leaving care and importantly, it will also be guidance for those working in care on how to promote relationships. Our vision is that every young person in care and leaving care will have positive meaningful relationships. Funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.


Author: Liam Furby

Project Return

Funded by the Life Changes Trust, Project Return will bring together young people and practitioners to aid our understanding of trauma and trauma-informed practice, and to explore the supportive environments we know are required to support recovery and the development of relationships.


Author: Cheryl Leggett

Youth Justice Voices

With funding from the Life Changes Trust, we have begun a new project, jointly with the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice, to listen to the voice of care and justice-experienced young people so that their views are given the due weight and attention they deserve.


Author: Liam Furby

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    To celebrate #CareDay we are highlighting the amazing work achieved by the care experienced young people we work with on our three project strands; Project Return, Youth Justice Voices and The Real Toolkit. Watch our latest video to see just what they have managed to do! Read more

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    Staf CEO Jo reflects on the past year since The Promise, celebrates the formation of the Oversight Board and outlines Staf's intention to #KeepThePromise. Read more