You are entitled to have a Personal Adviser at your local council to help you with any problems until you are 25
Find your local council here and ask for Children’s Services https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council
Just want a chat? Or need help?
If you’re in your teens make contact with other care leavers at the IMO Hub http://imohub.org.uk/about/
For care leavers of any age you can contact the site set up by the Children’s Commissioner called Help at Hand here: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/help-at-hand/
You can also call the advice line at the charity for young people who have experienced the care system, Become https:https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/help-at-hand///www.becomecharity.org.uk/for-young-people/care-advice-line/
or Coram Voice https://coramvoice.org.uk
or The Prince’s Trust https://www.princes-trust.org.uk
For help with issues arising from having been sexually abused or having suffered other trauma, contact One in Four https://oneinfour.org.uk
A list of incredible people who were adopted, fostered or lived in children’s homes https://blog.lemnsissay.com/2019/04/09/a-list-of-incredible-uk-people-who-were-fostered-adopted-or-in-childrens-homes/
And always remember you are all my heroes!
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