The Who Cares? Trust is a voice for children in care. Everything we do is designed to improve the day to day experience of children and young people in care - and their future lives.
What's new in care
The National Children’s Bureau has today published a report on behalf of four All-Party Parliamentary Groups which sets out the principles that should drive reforms to mental health services for children and young people.
Concerned by the prevalence of poor emotional and mental health among children and young people and the capacity of services to meet their needs, MPs and Peers have identified key elements of good practice which should underpin provision for mental health and wellbeing.
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36 young people from the North West of England took part in a ‘Passport to Parliament’ event in Manchester run by The Who Cares? Trust.
The event on 20th February gave young people the opportunity to use their experiences of the care system to influence discussions with policymakers in their area. The theme was ‘involving children and young people in care and pathway planning’, allowing young people to voice their ideas on how they could become more involved in the care planning process and why this would improve the experience of being in care.
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