care leavers

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ROUND UP: Skills festival for teenagers in care; Towpath safety

Skills festival for teenagers in care A summer festival to help teenagers in care pick up useful life skills such as cooking, budgeting and DIY will take place on 4 July in Woking. The annual Surrey Skills Festival has been organised by Surrey County Council and is free to attend for all Surrey looked after … Continue reading

Surrey’s pledge to young people leaving care

Surrey County Council has signed a pledge spelling out its commitment to young people leaving care. The charter details promises the council has made to help them realise their full potential. It includes making sure they are listened to, treated with respect and are involved in making decisions. One way the council is helping care … Continue reading

Children’s Minister urges councils to follow Surrey’s lead

i Minister Tim Loughton has urged other local authorities to follow Surrey County Council’s lead by launching a savings scheme for children in care. The Children’s Minister described Surrey’s scheme that sees cash young people pay into a savings account doubled by the council as “very innovative”. County councillors are also contributing from their members’ allocation … Continue reading

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