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

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 02.02.21

Young people were made aware to apply to be part of a review and inform practice group. This is Experts by experience, young people can be part of a panel to help capture their the views of children and young people. Young people spoke about the letter project and if they could write a letter …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 19.01.21

Young people started the meeting having a catch up. We haven’t seen our care leaver Jake for a while as he has been down south doing his army training. It was really good to catch up with Jake and see what he has been up to. We all wish him the very best with the …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 12.01.21

We started the meeting by having a catch up with the young people. Young people discussed what they had been up to and shared good news. Young people discussed the video project. Young people spoke about and decided the 6 themes for the videos. Young people have been tasked to create videos for new young …

Young Voices update

We are currently running our Young Voices group online via ZOOM. We meet online every sunday from 1:00pm till 3:00pm. If you are aged between 8 & 11 years old you could join us to. We do arts & crafts, get involved in consultations, quizzes and lots of fun stuff. All material for the activities …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 05.01.21

Welcome back to all! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas & New Years break!!!! Young people spoke about how they spend their holidays and what they had been up to. We had a mini catch up with what they are currently doing and if they need any support we are here to help. We then …

Podcast – Episode 2

Hello! Hope everyone has enjoyed their Christmas and New year Holidays. Just before the break we sent out our episode 2 of our podcast. If you have missed it click on the link below to have a listen!

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 14.12.20

As its the last meeting of the year for CICC we decided to ask young peole their highlights for the year. Young people had general conversations around what they have enjoyed doing and what they are looking forward to. We got some ideas from young people around what they would like to do more of …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 08.12.20

Young people met with Shirley Woods Gallagher who is the Assistant Director for Commissioning and partnerships. Shirley came to speak to the young people about the current budget consultation. Shirley made the young people aware of the proposal to reduce out of borough placements and to try and bring these young people that are placed …

Creative Writing Competition

Oldham Youth Service and Children in Care Council have a live competition running at the moment for submissions of Creative Writing – which the winner will receive of a prize of a £50 high street voucher!   Submissions can be sent through email and please be sure to include your name and contact details (number …

PODCAST LAUNCH!

Introducing our CICC podcast!! We are extremely happy to be doing a podcast. The link for the first podcast by our CICC ever is below: Podcast link – https://soundcloud.com/oyvf/owl-podcast-ep1 Full version of interview with Tia – https://soundcloud.com/oyvf/cllr-moores-full-interview   We have our young person Tia speaking to Councillor Eddie Moores, Eddie introduces himself and what he …