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

Building Relationships is the second stage in our new three-year project to support you to develop relationship-based practice, 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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  • Stepping up our influencing work to meet the challenges of 2020

    Over the past year we have stepped up our efforts to influence policy to improve the lives of care leavers. Here is a quick summary of what we have done in 2020 to represent our members and how we have laid the groundwork for future years. Read more

  • Shining a Light on Our Members

    Christmas 2020 was a difficult one for many, but especially for care experienced young people. We discovered how our members went above and beyond for them. Read more

  • Exploring Care Leaver Universal Basic Income

    Staf wants to speak to young people about the potential for Universal Basic Income to make sure all care leavers have enough money to have a good life. Read on to find out more. Read more