Looked After Children in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Looked After Children


Since 1992 they have been working to improve the everyday lives and future life chances of children in care and young care leavers.

The Careleavers' Foundation

Provides grants to careleavers aged 18-29 who are in crisis or who want to develop new skills. Contains application form, donation facility and details of the annual National Careleavers Week.

CELCIS - the Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children in Scotland

Works to improve the lives of all looked after children in Scotland; includes a guide to their services and resources, research and consultancy, training, and contacts.

Five Rivers

Social enterprise working with looked-after children who are in need of specialist care throughout England and Ireland. Includes information on family placements, crisis intervention and other services.


Charity which works in partnership with governments, professionals and carers, communities, families and children to end institutionalisation of children around the world.


Voluntary organisation providing advocacy for children and young people in care. Details the services they provide to both individual children and to institutions and contains background information on children's rights and the legal situation.

VOYPIC - Voice of Young People in Care

Works across Northern Ireland to empower children and young people with an experience of care to participate in decisions affecting their lives; describes their programmes, with information for young people and professionals.

The Who Cares? Trust

Charity which aims to address the needs of young people in care. Provides information on the magazines the Trust publishes, and details of their work and current projects.

Youth Action Northern Ireland

Works with young people to support them as active and equal citizens whose voices are heard, respected and valued. https://www.facebook.com/YouthActionNI YouthActionNI

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