Category: Blog

  • Proud 2023

    Proud 2023

    Happy New Year from Voices From Care Cymru!! For the first time since the pandemic, our flagship event “Proud To Be Me” is back face to face on Friday 24 February 2023 at the Glamorgan Cricket Ground, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, CF11 9XW.   Proud to be Me is all about celebrating our care community and coming together…

  • 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…

  • When I’m Ready: Spring -Summer 2019

    When I’m Ready: Spring -Summer 2019

    Hi!  It’s been a few months since our last blog so time to up-date you, with all our When I’m Ready news here at Voices. We recently delivered our first young person consultation in Cardiff.  We scheduled the event for a Saturday to enable any young people involved in college or employment to come along. …

  • When I’m Ready: Autumn 2018 – Winter 2019

    When I’m Ready: Autumn 2018 – Winter 2019

    Hi everyone!  Welcome to the very first “When I’m Ready” blog from Voices from Care Cymru.  Hopefully this will be the first of many, keeping you informed and up-dated on my progress with the project so far. For those of you who are not aware or haven’t met me, I’m Jane, the When I’m Ready…

  • Proud Poetry Workshop

    Proud Poetry Workshop

    It’s not every day you get to be a part of history. History doesn’t always need to be about conflict, empires or betrayal. Indeed, no conflict, empire or betrayal could take place without a certain degree of creative thought and input; and that’s exactly what we’re talking about here today, creativity, specifically … POETRY! Poems…