Author: Tim Crahart

  • The White Curl Campaign

    The White Curl Campaign

    In January 2021 we were approached by The White Curl; a project which raises money for Welsh charities, with a particular focus on homelessness, housing equality, and domestic violence. The project creates merchandise based around particular fandoms and people make donations to charities in order to purchase the items. On some occasions they link with…

  • 1,000 Voices Cymru: Our Manifesto

    1,000 Voices Cymru: Our Manifesto

    Standing with our advisory group, we have launched our manifesto for the Senedd Cymru 2021 elections. We have a simple ask, to listen! Calling on the next First Minister to commit to listening to 1,000 Care Experienced Children & Young People. #1,000VoicesCymru You can find out Manifesto here Our Manifesto – 1,000 Voices Cymru –…

  • Care leavers and COVID research

    Care leavers and COVID research

    Listening to our young people we heard the impact COVID 19 has had on care leavers. So we worked with @CASCADEresearch to find out the ‘Experiences, Support, and Lessons for the Future. Celebrating the start of #careleaversweek, here is our report.

  • When I’m Ready update
  • Connecting Together

    Connecting Together

    Connecting Together  Care experienced young people have told us how they feel isolated and lonely and of the negative impact that Covid-19 restrictions are having on their wellbeing. We have been successful in securing a grant from the WCVA to support care experienced young people through this difficult time. Employing a Volunteer Coordinator, the aim of the…

  • When I’m Ready: January 2020

    When I’m Ready: January 2020

    Happy New Year! Hope that the start to the year has been a good one you’re all well and looking forward to this new decade. Time has flown by and it’s been a good while since my last blog so what better time to give you an update than at the start of a new…

  • Regional groups

    Regional groups

    Our regional groups for young people are back for Easter! If you are aged 14-22 and want to be involved in the opportunity to have your voice heard then this is something for you. This year, Voices From Care want to hear from you – to find out what young people would like to see…

  • Care Day 16-Feb

    Care Day 16-Feb

    CARE EXPERIENCED CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN WALES CELEBRATE THEIR RIGHTS   Care Day takes place on the 16th February. It is the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience.  Care experience includes children and young people who are or were cared for by parents or other family members with the…

  • Proud To Be Me

    Proud To Be Me

    ‘Voices From Care presents Proud To Be Me. A celebration of care experienced young people and an opportunity to discuss what being looked after really means for young people in Wales. For more information, please have a look at our flyer!’

  • Challenge Wales

    Challenge Wales

    Challenge Wales is an award-winning sail training charity helping those who step aboard to develop their personal and social skills, giving people a purpose and helping to broaden their horizons, a goal to strive towards, the opportunity to experience the highs of achievement and success and sometimes the lows of failure but understanding how to…