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

Just want a chat? Or need help?

If you’re in your teens make contact with other care leavers at the IMO Hub

For care leavers of any age you can contact the site set up by the Children’s Commissioner called Help at Hand here:

You can also call the advice line at the charity for young people who have experienced the care system, Become https:

or Coram Voice

or The Prince’s Trust


For help with issues arising from having been sexually abused or having suffered other trauma, contact One in Four


A list of incredible people who were adopted, fostered or lived in children’s homes


And always remember you are all my heroes!


Content by Emily Foster 2020/updated 2021/2022

Site created by Steve Boyle 2020