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

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 18.02.20

Young people had a visit from Shirley Woods-Gallagher Assistant Director of Comissioning and Sara Scholey Director of Corporate Parenting. Shirley and Sara came to speak to young people about placements. They asked young people lots of questions around placements and residential homes. Young people gave some fantastic feedback about residential homes. Young people are looking …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 11.02.20

The young people started to do more creative writing in our creative meeting. Dayna gave young people different options on how they can express themselves through creative writing. Young people did some creative writing and want to continue doing this next week. We had a visit from Gerrard who came in to say Hi to …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 04.02.20

Unfortunately we had apologies from two visitors that were suppose to be attending but have had to re-arrange. Young people were made aware of the apologies sent. Young people asked about the creative day ideas. Young people came up with ideas such as: Walks Team building activities Escape rooms Pool table Quiz Ability wheelz Bowling …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 28.01.20

Young people went through the Corporate parenting panel report and questions they will ask again. Young people picked who will ask what questions and spoke about what they would like to update the panel on. Young people discussed the February half term and what we should do with the young voices group. Young people spoke …

Coram Voice Voices Writing Competition

Voices is our creative writing competition for children in care and care leavers who are 25 or under. The competition is now open!  Click here to enter now. Voices is a celebration of the creativity, talent and imagination of Looked After Children and Care Leavers. The competition gives you a chance to tell people what you …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 21.01.20

Young people spoke about the Step up programme at Salford University and discussed what was going to happen on Thursday. The young people that did the social worker interviews were asked to go back and do a mini total respect training with the social workers. Young people reminded about the Youth Mental Health First Aid …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 14.01.20

Creative writing project – Young people discussed how they would like to go forward with this project. Young people discussed having different chapters in the book. It was decided there will be four chapters and young people came up with a word bank for each of the chapters. Dayna discussed with the young people how …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 07.01.20

Meeting started with welcomes and catching up with what young people had been up to during the christmas and new years holidays. Young people discussed what they would like to achieve in 2020 as a group. Young people out forward ideas for projects and campaigns that they would like to do and/get involved in. Young …

Job Opportunity with IMO for care experienced young people

The IMO project has been running for 18 months, and we’ve got an exciting opportunity for two digital savvy, recently care-experienced people (aged 18-25) to join our team to help us out with our social media and digital platforms on a part time basis. We’re looking for two young people to work 20-25 hours per …

CICC VOICE UPDATE

Following conversations with our young people and colleagues it has now been decided that our Children in Care Council meetings will now take place on TUESDAYS from 5:00pm till 7:00pm. If you work with any of our Children Looked After then please do make them aware of this change. Thank you.