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?

If you’re in your teens make contact with other care leavers at the IMO Hub http://imohub.org.uk/about/

or for those over 18 chat with other care leavers at Listening Works between 6pm and midnight https://www.family-action.org.uk/listening-works/

For help 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

or The Prince’s Trust https://www.princes-trust.org.uk

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For help with issues arising from having been sexually abused or having suffered other trauma, contact One in Four https://oneinfour.org.uk

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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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