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After care

Children

in Care

Relationships

We want you to have good, positive and secure relationships, to help you with this:

  • You can drop in to the Transitions Team for information, advice and guidance from a duty worker Monday to Friday 9am. - 4.30pm
  • You will be able to get help and support in maintaining, or regaining, contact with your family if safe for you to do so
  • You will receive a young person’s advisor (YPA) up until the age of 25
  • You will receive a birthday card from the Director of Children’s Services on your 18 and 21 birthdays. You will receive a £25 birthday gift on your birthdays between 18 and 21
  • You can receive support from a mentor for children who are looked after and care leavers
  • You can have access to the Grandmentors Scheme supported by Volunteering Matters, giving you mentor support from a grandparent figure.
  • You can receive support from a mentor at The Way Youth Zone
  • You can receive support from a mentor The Combined Authority Mayor’s Mentors Programme.
  • You can get peer to peer support at the Indi Group and at the Care Leavers Forum