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Care Leavers Internships

On 29th August 2019 vacancies will go live on Civil Service Jobs for internships for Care Leavers. Opportunities are right across the Civil Service, upto 8 vacancies within Greater Manchester. Young people can apply online via Civil service website and if you need any help with the application process please don’t hesitate to contact us. …

Support for Care Leavers to increase in Oldham

We are excited that Councillor Abdul Jabbar is putting forward a proposal for Care leavers, that they will be exempt from Council Tax until the age of 25. This will be going before Oldham Council’s cabinet on Monday 25th March which is tonight. For more information check out the latest news link : https://www.oldham.gov.uk/news/article/1664/support_for_care_leavers_set_to_increase

Oldham Councils Latest news release on Looked after Children and Care Leavers

Oldham’s looked after children and care leavers are stars in our eyes All of Oldham’s looked after children and care leavers have been celebrated during a blockbuster month of activity within the borough. Young people are making their voices heard loud and clear as they support Oldham Council in becoming the best corporate parent it …

CICC VOICE Meeting Minutes 17.10.18

GM Care Leavers Meeting Update – Young person who attended the meeting updated the young people about the round-table meeting with GM Mayor Andy Burnham and what was discussed. Young person mentioned how well the meeting went and how the Care Leavers Guarantee is looking really good.  CICC Conference, Game Changer 2 – Young people …

Care Leavers Roundtable Meeting with GM Mayor Andy Burnham

The Care Leavers Roundtable meeting took place on  17/10/2018 at 10am. The meeting was held to bring together multiple agencies in creating region wide guidelines and helping set a “minimum standard” across all the boroughs of Greater Manchester. After discussing all the points we had, it was clear that outcomes had to be achieved and …

GMYN Care Experience Programme May-June 2018

An opportunity has come up for care-experienced young people aged between 13-25 years old. Get your creative cap on and get involved! Further details are on the poster.   

Aisha Mehreen – Young People’s Benchmarking Forum Event 2018

The YPBMF event was very good because it gave an insight on how budgeting and money is distributed in different boroughs. It also gave an insight on how money affects young people across the country. It was a good event as it wasnt too boring and was young person friendly.  Speaking to the different boroughs …

Young People’s Benchmarking Forum Event May 2018

The Young People’s Benchmarking Forum (YPBMF) which was formed in 2008 involves young people aged 16 and above and professionals from local authorities who are members of the National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum. We shall be going to the Young People’s Benchmarking Forum Event in Preston this week. The agenda seems packed and our Care Leavers …

CICC Voice Meeting Minutes 18.04.18

Introductions Kristy who is a Trainee Social worker and Bernie O Brien who is Principal Social Worker came to speak about a mentoring programme where care leavers can mentor/buddy Looked after children.  The focus could be on education, young offenders, young parents, care leavers – young people aged 9 to 16. One young person explained …