Voices From Care's Responses

The following attached documents are Voices From Care's responses to key consultations, research and policy that may have an impact on the experiences of children and young people who are of have been looked after in Wales. Voices From Care have developed a Policy and Advisory Group, who's main aim is to consider and make recommendations on consultations, research and policy relating to key areas concerning looked after children and care leavers. The group consists of Voices From Care staff, professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and care experiences young people.

When I Am Ready- April 2013

This scheme aims to ensure that their is better support for care leavers in their transition to adulthood and independence in Wales.The ‘When I am Ready’ scheme is about making sure young people are in the right environment to give them the best opportunities to succeed in education, training, employment, along with giving them the confidence to move into independent living.

 Response to 'Inquiry into Adoption'- Feb 2012, The National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales Children and Young People's Committee undertook an inquiry into adoption and was keen to examine the experiences and voices of those directly affected by the process. The attachment below is Voices From Care's response to this inquiry.

Response to the consultation on the Social Services (Wales) Bill

The Attachment below is Voices From Care's organisational response to the Social Services (Wales) Bill. If you are looking for the National Reference Groups response which includes Young Peoples view and experiences then you will soon be able to find this under the National Reference Group page above.

Response to the Welsh Audit Office on The educational attainment of looked after children and young people

The attachmets below displays the Welsh Audit Office report on The educational attainment of looked after children and young people and Voices From Cares responce to the report.

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When I Am Ready85.84 KB
Voices From Care- Response to enquiry into adoption- Feb 2012119.5 KB
Voices From Care- Response to the consultation on the Social Services (Wales) Bill- June 2012.doc153.5 KB
WAO- The educational attainment of looked after children and young people739.69 KB
Voices From Cares- Response to auditor generals report on lac education95 KB