Continuing Support

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/

Whatever your age, Help at Hand provides support, advice and information 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://www.becomecharity.org.uk/for-young-people/care-advice-line/

or Coram Voice https://coramvoice.org.uk

The Prince’s Trust offers help with building your confidence so you can find out what you would like to do with your life and support to help you find a job or start a business https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people/programmes

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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/

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And always remember you are all my heroes!

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