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: 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 22, 2017

Target group: Wider society 

Main goal of the project: Share the positive side of a life in care and challenge the negative stereotypes or perceptions people may have of care leavers  

Short summary: The Young People’s Benchmarking Forum (YPBMF) part of Catch 22 National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum created a positive message campaign for care leavers on the photo sharing website flickr. 

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November 21, 2017

Target group: Young people with care experience

Main goal of the project: To give a voice to the youth through a youth council.

Short summary:The Youth Welfare Forum (JeugdWelzijnsBeraad, JWB) brings together client councils of youth care institutions in various provinces in the Netherlands. The JWB exists since the late 1970s. The objectives of the JWB are to enable youth care client councils to exchange experiences, to offer t...

November 21, 2017

Short summary: My life in numbers describes the life of a care leaver through the medium of spoken numbers. 

November 21, 2017

Target group: Any person with care experience

Main goal of the project: Independent Advocacy, Policy and Participation 

Short summary: EPIC is a national organisation that works with and for children and young people who are currently living in care or who have experienced of living in care. This includes those in residential care, foster care, relative care, hostel, high support and special care.
EPIC also works with young peop...

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