June 25, 2018

Target group: Young people between 15 and 18 years

Main goal of the project: To increase the level of education

Short summary: Education until 18 aims to ensure that all young people complete an education beyond compulsory school. Often, organisations engaged in youth work are closest to the target group and understand the concerns young people have.
Compared with young people who have completed an education, young people who ha...

June 25, 2018

Target group: Former (care leaver) of Albert-Schweitzer-Kinderdorf e.V. Waldenburg (place in Baden Württemberg, federal state in Germany)

Main goal of the project: Contact, exchange of views and consultation from and 
with former and employee of the equipment.

Short summary: In 1957 started Albert-Schweitzer-Kinderdorf e.V. the first child village in Germany.  Some former children who lived in the Albert's Schweitzer  villa...

June 19, 2018

Target group: Care leaver in Baden Württemberg (federal state in Germany)
Main goal of the project: “We are one Community!”
Short summary: Network work with care leaver
- CL-Weekend MBH Tübingen
- Hold meetings  of former care leavers from MBH Tübingen decentralised housing groups and the Albert-Schweitzer-Childvillage Waldenburg
- Monthly former brunch in both locations, meetings between care receivers and care leavers
- Offe...

January 10, 2018

Target group: Researchers, Policy Makers, Service Managers and Decision Makers, Leaving Care Practitioners, Students, Academics

Main goal of the project: We aim to make marked improvements in the outcomes of looked after children in all of our work, and our approach is no different for care leavers. Our throughcare and aftercare work aims to increase understanding that leaving care is a life event for looked after young people,...

January 10, 2018

Target group: Researchers, Policy Makers, Service Managers and Decision Makers, Leaving Care Practitioners

Main goal of the project: To identify the current picture of local authority services and provisions for young people leaving care in Scotland (2014)

Short summary: This research establishes a picture of current throughcare and aftercare (TCAC) provision across Scotland’s local authorities and provides evidence that will in...

January 10, 2018

Target group: All Public Agencies designated as statutory Corporate Parents, Researchers, Academics, Policy Makers, Service Managers and Leaving Care Practitioners

Main goal of the project: To help close the gap between policy and practice and to improve  services and supports for young people leaving care

Short summary: The development of the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant is the work of a cross-sector alliance of organisa...

November 29, 2017

Target group: Young people in care who are about to leave care. 

Main goal of the project: To prepare and inform the target group in a peer to peer way, to share experiences and info and tips.

Short summary: This  training is develloped by and for young adults at the end of residential care (care leavers) and their coaches. It is a peertraining to motivate and activate to start on time arranging and preparing for an indepen...

November 26, 2017

Country: University of Amsterdam, SOS Children's Villages

Target group: Careleavers - exclusion

Main goal of the project: With this research, carried out by researchers from the University of Amsterdam, SOS Children's Villages wants to give vulnerable young people in care a voice and put their problems on national and international development agendas. Because these young people also deserve a genuine chance of a future in which...

November 22, 2017

Target group: Care leavers in Germany - Albert-Schweitzer-Kinderdorf / Waldenburg

Main goal of the project: Independent living skills

Short summary: Independent Living Skills Training Program. 

When a young person reaches the age of 17 years old in in Albert-Schweitzer-Kinderdorf, they are given the opportunity to live alone in an independent apartment as a trial to develop their independent living skills. That means that the car...

November 22, 2017

Target group: Young people who are leaving system of social protection, young people who left system of social protection, who are part of system of social protection, and who need extra support in one period of their lives.

Main goal of the project: Empowerment young people in a dealing with life difficulties

Short summary: This program provides a partnership between young people and his/her mentor for support to young people d...

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