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A Voice for Oldham's Children Looked After and Care Leavers

CICC Young Voices Halloween Party

During the October half term period, the Children in Care Council organised a Halloween party as part of a recruitment opportunity for younger people in care.  17 young people aged between 9 to 11 years got involved they came dressed up in different Halloween outfits it was fantastic. Young people got involved in Face Painting, …

CICC Voice Visit to London Social Care Institute for Excellence

Two young people attended an event, run by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).  This event was to look at ways to improve the mental health and emotional support for children and young people in care.  The young people from Oldham, and other local authorities, took part in workshops to explore the different mediums …

CICC Young Voices Summer Activity Programme

During the summer period, the Children in Care Council organised a 3 day activity programme as part of a recruitment opportunity for younger people in care.  11 young people aged between 9 to 11 years took part in a series of creative workshops exploring confidence and self-esteem, the importance of memory book making and creative …

Prince’s Trust Care Leavers Report Launch

Young people went to the launch of the Care Leavers Report done by Young Researchers through the Prince’s Trust. Here they discussed the different recurring themes that were identified throughout the research. There was a discussion on how the results of this report was going to be used to develop informed policy, based on the …

Meeting with the Minister

A meeting with the Minister: discussing support for the wellbeing for children in care The Children’s Commissioner is planning to work with children in care, the Government and others to secure proper therapeutic support for all children in care who want it to support their emotional wellbeing and to help them to understand better their …