Care Experienced Week 2019

An opportunity to celebrate people who have experience of the care system.

Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 October

Hold your own event

If you’re running your own event for Care Experienced Week 2019, we’d love to here about it. Fill in our online form and we’ll get it added to our Care Experienced Week events calendar.  Events can include everything from coffee mornings to song and dance extravaganzas and anything in between.

Events Calendar 2019

Saturday 19 October

  • The Lifetime of Love Rally – Glasgow
    Starting at 11.30 at Doulton Fountain at Glasgow Green
    Finishing with speeches at 12.15 at George Square
    Bring a heart full of love, a banner you can hold high in the air and shoes that are made for walking! Check out the coverage from last year’s event.
    How to take part: Just turn up to Doulton Fountain on the day of the event or help us with our planning by registering your interest online

Monday 21 October

  • Listen & Learn
    10.00 to 12.30 at The Experience, Montrose Street, Hillington, Glasgow G52 4JR
    If you work with or support children and young people, are passionate about improving outcomes and reducing stigma for young people growing up in care, or just wish to hear first hand from care experienced young people about what life is like for them, please join us for this free informative workshop.
    How to take part: register on Eventbrite.
  • Participation in Children’s Hearings – Workshop for parents and carers
    18.00 to 20.30 – Betty’s room, EVH 5th Floor, 137 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EW
    This workshop is aimed at parents and carers whose children have been through the Children’s Hearings System. We will have fun engaging in an interactive workshop exploring barriers to meaningful participation in Children’s Hearings before having dinner (provided by Who Cares? Scotland) and discussing next steps.
    How to take part: Register at this page

Tuesday 22 October

  • Participation in Children’s Hearings – Workshop for Children and Young People
    18.00 to 20.30 – Betty’s room, EVH 5th Floor, 137 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EW
    This workshop is aimed at children and young people who have been through the Children’s Hearings System. We will have fun engaging in an interactive workshop exploring barriers to meaningful participation in children’s hearings before having dinner (provided by Who Cares? Scotland) and discussing next steps.
    How to take part: Register at this page

Wednesday 23 October

  • Participation in Children’s Hearings – Workshop for parents and carers
    18.00 to 20.30 – Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel 9 Haddington Pl, Edinburgh EH7 4AL
    This workshop is aimed at parents and carers whose children have been through the Children’s Hearings System. We will have fun engaging in an interactive workshop exploring barriers to meaningful participation in Children’s Hearings before having dinner (provided by Who Cares? Scotland) and discussing next steps.
    How to take part: Register at this page

Thursday 24 October

  • Participation in Children’s Hearings – Workshop for Children and Young People
    18.00 to 20.30 – Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel 9 Haddington Pl, Edinburgh EH7 4AL
    This workshop is aimed at children and young people who have been through the Children’s Hearings System. We will have fun engaging in an interactive workshop exploring barriers to meaningful participation in children’s hearings before having dinner (provided by Who Cares? Scotland) and discussing next steps.
    How to take part: Register at this page.

Sunday 27 October

  • Time to Shine
    12.00 to 16.00 – Barras Art and Design (BAaD), 54 Calton Entry, Glasgow, G40 2SB
    This year’s theme for our annual party for Care Experienced people and their supporters is “Myths and Legends”.  There will be live bands, a DJ, arts and crafts, inflatables, tasty treats and much more. 
    How to take part: Register at Eventbrite – this event always sells out so early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.
With thanks to Scottish Local Authorities and funding partners, who make our work possible
Who Cares? Scotland Funding Partners