In this section you will find documents relating to accommodation, care leavers' views, education, employment, financial support and legislation and guidance.

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document Care leavers and their children placed for adoption ABSTRACT, Children & Youth Services Review, August 2017

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CYSR 17 Care leavers & their children placed for adoption.docx

This abstract provides details of a paper which draws on data from the Wales Adoption Study and examines the prevalence and profiles of care leavers amongst birth parents whose children were placed for adoption.

pdf OUTCOMES | Sharing practice to improve outcomes for care leavers, CELCIS, July 2014

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CEL 14 Sharing practice to improve outcomes for care leavers JUL 14.pdf

An evaluation report for the inter-authority learning exchange between Shetland Islands, Falkirk and Glasgow Councils throughcare and aftercare teams. The report describes the planning process, in-situ experience, and post-exchange learning of participants. It also highlights the positive learning outcomes and benefits achieved for all participating local authorities.

pdf OUTCOMES | Survival of the fittest? Improving life chances for care leavers ABSTRACT, The Centre for Social Justice, January 2014

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CSJ 14 Survival of the fittest ABSTRACT JAN 14.pdf

This abstract provides details of a report published by the think tank, The Centre for Social Justice, which outlines the challenges faced by care leavers and areas where progress still needs to be made.

pdf INQUIRY | Written evidence submission The Entitlements Inquiry, Children's Society, August 2013

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CS 13 Written evidence submission The Entitlements Inquiry ABSTRACT AUG 13.pdf

This abstract details the written submission evidence submitted by the Children's Society in response to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Looked-After Children and Care Leavers Inquiry into the entitlements of looked after children and care leavers.

pdf INQUIRY | The Entitlements Inquiry Full report with recommendations, All Party Parliamentary Group for Looked After Children & Care Leavers, November 2013

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APPG-LAC 13 The Entitlements Inquiry Full report NOV 13.pdf

From April to August 2013, the APPG conducted an inquiry to understand the differences between what looked after children and care leavers across England are entitled to and the support they actually receive.  The Entitlements Inquiry, run by The Who Cares? Trust, asked about ten specific entitlements and found that children in care and young care leavers are getting a raw deal when it comes to getting the support they are legally entitled to.

default Still Caring? Supporting care leavers in Scotland, CELCIS, March 2013

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CELCIS 13 Still caring Supporting care leavers in Scotland, MAR 13.pdf

This briefing paper outlines the legal, policy and practice positions for working with care leavers before going on to situate the importance of lived experiences of leaving care by young people and adult care leavers.  Gaps in provision are identified.

default National Care Leavers' Week 2009 magazine, Care Leavers Foundation, 2009

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CLF 09 National Care Leaver Week Magazine 2009.pdf

National Care Leavers' Week 2009 magazine

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VOY 12 Care Question Time Report.pdf

The report on VOYPIC's  2012 Care Question Time Event 'Opening Doors', held at the Rainbow Factory in Belfast on 24th October.

default National Care Leavers' Week Magazine, Care Leavers Foundation, 2008

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CLF 08 National Care Leavers Week Magazine 2008.pdf

National Care Leavers' Week 2008 magazine

default National Care Leavers' Week Magazine, Care Leavers Foundation, 2007

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CLF 07 National Care Leavers Week Magazine 2007.pdf

National Care Leavers' Week 2007 magazine