Care Experienced Week 2023 took place from the 22nd to the 29th of October. Find out how we celebrated this year.
To mark Black History Month, Care Experienced writer Leah Flint has written a blog sharing her experience growing up as a mixed race child in a white foster family and offers 3 pieces of advice on how we can all be better allies to the black community.
Talented Who Cares? Scotland member unveiled as the first designer behind new brand with the John Lewis Partnership.
Carmel, who grew up in kinship care and has been a member of Who Cares? Scotland for many years, will now take up the role of Chair following a robust internal recruitment process.
Our new Fundraising and Partnerships Manager Lucy writes about her plans to take on the Edinburgh Kiltwalk.
Two members of the NRB Marissa and Amie went to Manchester to attend a two-day conference which explored the emotions and experiences in the history of care. Here Marissa shares what the Compassion and Care conference was like.
In May, our members were invited to take part in our media club. They were offered a copy of ‘Ginger and Me’ by Elissa Soave to read before joining a Q&A session online with the author. Check out what they thought of the book here.
Comms & Events Manager Katie MacMillan writes about the Summer Meet Up, our first residential members event in over 3 years.
The Kitchen Depot, a Kitchen supplier based in Hillington, has donated a new kitchen to our Renfrewshire Youth Space in Paisley.
Andrea, a teacher from Kirkcaldy has raised over £5,000 for Who Cares? Scotland and Mary’s Meals by taking on Africa’s tallest mountain.
To mark Refugee Week 2023, 21-year-old Sudanese refugee, Kadim has shared his thoughts on why there are so many refugees, the challenges they face and what needs to change to make the world a safer, more equal place to live for everyone.
This week the Scottish Government held a debate on education, following publication of the report of the National Discussion on Education. While we welcome the report, we would like to see more focus on Care Experienced learners in the recommendations.
Charity thanks Ryan for his amazing contribution and years of service to the care community.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news including praise for Channel 4’s documentary, Kids, and the Princess of Wales visits the Foundling Museum during Foster Care Fortnight.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news including the number of foster care placements falling and a new report by Edinburgh University says 1 in 100 babies born in Scotland are being taken into care.
Catch up with last week’s care related news including an autistic Care Experienced person who was evicted from their home and a Scottish Parliament committee highlighting the cost involved in Keeping The Promise.
In this week’s care-related news: stories from I’m A Celeb’s Fatima Whitbread talks about her experience of living in a Children’s Home & a story about the importance of adopted children knowing their origin and more.
For the second year, EuroPC, tech refurbishment experts, have sponsored our Harvard Summer School Scholarship.
In this week’s top care-related news stories Channel 4 announced they have commissioned a 3-part documentary called, KIDS that will follow the lives of 6 teenagers in care. And attention all aspiring DJ’s, a new Youth Music Initiative is launched to offer a 6-week training programme to young people in Glasgow.
Our 2022 annual report celebrates the progress made since 2018, looks at our advocacy data from the last year, and includes feedback from the Care Experienced people we support using our new framework.
Dr Christine Whyte, from The University of Glasgow, shares the story of Suleiman Capsune a Care Experienced person who was brought from Sudan to Wolverhampton as a ‘ward’ before being sent back to North Africa.
Written by Emma Norry, a Care Experienced author, she explores the history of her own childhood and how it sparked her love of books. Her new novel, Fablehouse, is based on Holnicote House, a Somerset orphanage for the ‘brown babies’ of white women and Black American GIs in the 1950s. It follows a group of Care Experienced children on a magical adventure.
In this week’s top care-related news stories STV delves into a new report published by the NSPCC examining how children aged up to three years are treated in the care system. And LGBTQ+ foster carers open up about the impact they can make on the life of a transgender children in care.
Take a look at the care related news highlights from the past week, including a councillor from Cardiff who has highlighted the rising number of children in residential care and a piece from The Guardian which looks at how the US is criminalising Black parenting.
As part of the Care Experienced History Month blog series, Andrew Kendrick, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strathclyde, explores the history of Corporal Punishmentfor Care Experienced people in Scotland. CW: physical abuse.
Take a look at the care related news highlights from the past week, including an article about a group of Care Experienced people from Bristol who have won a national music award and a opinion piece from Fulton MacGregor about Scotland Keeping the Promise.
Last month, our member Jasmin Pilling attended the Black Care Experience Conference in London. Here she writes about the trip.
For Tartan Day we’re looking back at the journey of our Care Experienced tartan and what it represents.
Take a look at the care related news highlights from the past week, including a new report from Become that looks at the large number of Care Experienced children and young people that are being placed hundreds of miles from home. And North Ayrshire Council are moving to recognise Care Experience as a protected characteristic.
Trans Visibility Day takes place on March 31st each year to celebrate transgender and non-binary people and raise awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide. Read about what growing up in care was like for 28-year-old trans man, Jack.
Marissa, a member of Who Cares? Scotland, is currently in her final year studying Community Development. Her dissertation topic is looking into shared identity of Care Experienced people.
Take a look at the care related news highlights from the past week, including Nicola Sturgeon’s public apology for historic forced adoptions and Josh McAlister’s criticism of accommodation regulation plans.
Care Experienced People Urge Humza Yousaf to keep Listening to them if Appointed as the next First Minister
On Monday (March 20th), during a visit to our Glasgow office, our members made a direct ask of Humza Yousaf, to keep listening to the care community, if appointed as…
Take a look at the care related news highlights from the past week, including the increase for the Care Experienced Student Bursary and a Black couple who are highlighting the racial disparities in the child welfare system in the US after their children were removed after a traffic stop.
Look back at last week’s care-related news including an article from The Independent about the Care Experienced actor Barry Keoghan, a new intergenerational residential community in Florida and more.
Look back at last week’s care-related news including an article from The United Foundation calling on universities to support Care Experienced students, internships for Care Leavers and more
Look back at last week’s care-related news including a new campaign in Manchester to educate foster carers on how to work with afro/textured hair, and Fiona Duncan’s call for the new First Minister to reaffirm commitment to the Promise.
Congratulations to Charles McFarlane for his winning poem about Care Day. Charles performed the poem to an audience of over 200 people in Edinburgh at the 2023 Carelidh.
A look back at how we celebrated #CareDay23
Look back at last week’s care-related news including the First Minister’s commitment to care experience in her resignation speech and the Home Office will now act as the legal parent for child refugees.
Hear from youth volunteer Shaun about why volunteering is important and how it’s benefitted him.
Our Chair, Ryan McCuaig, responds to the news of the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s resignation.
Care Day 2023 is Friday the 17th of February. Join us as we celebrate Care Experienced people and challenge the stigma faced by the community.
Look back on the highlights of last week’s care-related news including responses to the UK Government’s implementation plan of the care review and calls for the SNP to halt plans for the National Care Service.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news our CEO, Louise Hunter spoke to STV news about the slow progress made by The Promise and a Care Experienced social worker writes about underfunding in the UK care system.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news a Minister admits that 200 asylum seeking children have gone missing in the UK and teachers in Connecticut help Care Experienced amputee and adopt him.
To mark the International Day of Education 2023, our Communities that Care Schools Coordinator, Lynsey Emery, writes about the importance of creating supportive learning environments that are responsive to the needs of Care Experienced people.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this week’s news Barnardo’s Scotland has revealed there are now nearly 700 people on the waiting list for foster care and Canada is paying indigenous communties $2.8 billion for ‘cultural genocide’ in children’s homes.
Hear from Yvonne, our Volunteer and Participation Manager who shares the exciting achievement of being awarded the Investing in Volunteers accreditation.
Hear from Jim, one of our Volunteers in Moray, who talks about why volunteering is important to him.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news, all in one place on our website. In this weeks news tributes have been paid to foster carer Audrey Wearing MBE and Fiona Duncan shared why she believes Scotland needs to know if Scotland is keeping The Promise.
Catch up with last week’s care-related news. In this week’s news, Become discovered that over 1,200 children were moved placement over the Christmas period, and tributes have been paid to Ian Dickson, a Care Experienced campaigner and former social worker.
Our member, Farrah, 13, took a trip to the set of The Beaker Girls in Bristol. She caught up with the crew and got to see how a scene is filmed. Read all about her trip and check out her Q&A with Dani Harmer who plays Tracy, Emma Maggie who plays Jess and Chi Megan who plays Jordan.
Louise Hunter, Chief Executive, reflects on a busy year at Who Cares? Scotland.
Care Experienced news stories from 12th – 19th of December. This week’s highlights include a warning from UK police that gangs are targeting asylum seekers in children’s homes to recruit for illegal activities and Action For Children have been helping relatives find out about their ancestors who lived in one of London’s first children’s homes.
The Sexual Health and Healthy Relationships Project ran from January – November 2022 and brought together 32 passionate Care Experienced people to co-design refreshed workforce guidance for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHS GGC) Health Board on sexual health and healthy relationships.
Care Experienced news stories from 6th – 12th of December. This week’s highlights include Wigan Council voting to make ‘Care Experience’ a protected characteristic and new findings on how Care Experienced people interact with the criminal justice system.
Xavier Rae, a member of the National Representative Body, is currently studying international hospitality in Edinburgh. Find out more about his passion for baking and his career aspirations in this case study.
This year Who Cares? Scotland brought back it’s Harvard Summer School programme back. Meg Tulk, 17, tells us about their time at Harvard and what the experience means for their future.
Our member, Loraine McHendry, has written a powerful piece about growing up in care and being mixed race.
Care Experienced news stories from 29th of November – 5th of December. This week’s highlights include an interview with Care Experienced actress, Samantha Morton and Wales celebrates hosting its first summit to listen to the voices of Care Experienced people.
Our Care Family Christmas dinner is back and set to take place on Christmas day! It’s going to be a special day filled with love. Our guests will be treated…
Today, UCAS released its new report, ‘What is the experience of students from a care background in education?’. Read our comment on it.
Care Experienced news stories from 21st – 28th of November. The news has been quiet this week. The main focus has been on the lack of foster carers in Scotland and the UK in general.
The Digital Wellbeing project ran from October 2021-2022. It brought together 4 passionate members to explore and develop resources for our members and Corporate Parents on digital wellbeing.
Care Experienced news stories from 14th – 21st of November. This week the John Lewis ad is still trending, and the spotlight is on Foster Carers.
By Marie-Claire Jones
Director of Fundraising & Communications, Who Cares? Scotland
Care Experienced news stories from the 7th to the 14th of November. This was the week that the John Lewis advert aired, and it was everywhere!
To mark the end of Care Experienced Week 2022, 300 of our members and their families took off on an out-of-this-world experience at our Time to Shine festival.
Find out what happened at our Members’ Assembly this October.
Sunday 23rd of October 2022 saw the return of the Love Rally, where over 500 people took to the streets of Glasgow to demand a lifetime of love for all Care Experienced people.
Who Cares? Scotland has been announced as a nominated charity of the John Lewis and Waitrose Partnership.
Jasmin Pilling, a Care Experienced member, petitioned the Scottish Parliament to provide truly lifelong support for all Care Experienced people.
We are thrilled to announce that Who Cares? Scotland had been awarded the Investing in Volunteers (IiV) accreditation.
Our Communications Support Officer and WC?s Member, Damien Mack visited the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time and wrote a review of theatre show, Cassie and the Lights.
Our Internal Comms Officer and WC?S Member, Damien, shares his thoughts on TV adaptation of My Name is Leon and its portrayal of care.
Our National Representative, Thomas Bartlett, shares his visit to the historic Foundling Museum in London.
As part of Pride 2022 Kasmira Kincaid talks about leaving Care and finding family within the LGBTQ+ community.
EuroPC, tech refurbishment experts, have sponsored our Harvard Summer School Scholarship 2022 with the donation of a laptop for one of our students.
Morgan Deveney swam the length of the English Channel in 12 weeks to raise money for Who Cares? Scotland.
Craig Paton started running during lockdown as a way to stay fit and get out the house. With his 30th birthday approaching, he set his sights on completing his first marathon while also raising money for charity.
Annie Skinner explores the experiences of Care Experienced people in Waifs and Strays Society (WSS) (now The Children’s Society) during the 19th century.
WC?S announces the return of Care Experienced History Month for 2022, focusing on a lecture series about the Untold Stories of Care.
First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon joins us at the Glasgow Kiltwalk in 2022.
Find out how Edinburgh Waverly train station and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art were the sites of The Orphan Hospital.
Kenny Murray talks about creating the “Who Are We?” project to shape the future of Tracy Beaker.
Who Cares? Scotland team up with the NHS to create new resources about sexual health.
Disclosure Scotland explain the disclosure process and share their tips for Care Experienced people.
Thomas and Marissa, WC?S members and members of the National Representative Body (NRB), caught up with our Chief Executive, Louise Hunter, in March 2022 to find out what she’d been up to.
17 year old, Keren writes about his experience being diagnosed with ASD and leaving home.
Read about Who Cares? Scotland’s very first digital Members Assembly!
The highlights of our 2022 Annual General Meeting on Monday 28th February.
Who Cares? Scotland member, David Anderson tells us about his Care journey and what success means to him.
To celebrate the return of Tracy Beaker to our screens we caught up with the author, Jacqueline Wilson.
Kenny Murray talks about the representation of Care Experience in the media after a former BBC correspondent talks publicly about returning a child she adopted back to the care system.
Melissa Craib gives her review of The April Dead by Scottish Care Experienced writer, Alan Parks.
Our Care Experienced Comms and Public Affairs officer reviews Netflix’s documentary ‘I Am Belmaya’
Care Experienced board member Alicia Santana reviews the latest entry in Square Enix’s popular video game series
Care Experienced member Charles attended the Conference of Youth 16 as Scotland’s first ever representative!
As Scotland celebrates Care Experienced Week 2021, Lynda Greig, a member of our National Representative body, discusses how she demands the very best from life – and the crucial role that love and support plays.
Care Experienced group hope their new animated video will promote positive changes in how mental health is viewed.
One of our volunteers, Jacqui talks about having fun during our summer 2021 programme with a trip to Edinburgh Zoo.
Who Cares? Scotland comments on The Promise’s “The Change” programme.
Who Cares? Scotland respond to news that the SQA will be replaced with a new organisation.
Who Cares? Scotland respond to current plans surrounding the SQA’s 2021 Appeals Service.
Read the story of how Care Experienced People influenced the Scottish Parliament to change the law in 2014.
As part of Care Experienced History Month we researched history around the world. This is the History of Aotearoa New Zealand.
This page provides a defintion of what Care Experience means and lists of the different phrases used in Australia which are included as Care Experienced people.
Care Experienced people have been a part of Australian society since records began. This page provides a brief background on the history of the care system in Australia.
The history of the care system has some painful moments. Should you require support at any time, we would encourage you to reach out. This page includes some organisations in Australia who will be able to help should you need some support.
We want to share with you the journeys of Care Experienced people you haven’t heard of, as well as well-known figures, throughout history and to the present day. In doing so, we highlight their Care Experience or their story that is untold.
Between 1869 and 1929, over six and a half thousand boys aged between 10 and 16 years old were sent to live on-board the HMS Mars, a ‘training ship’ and ‘industrial school’ moored near Dundee.
Re-writing wrongs is a blog series for people to submit pieces of work that have re-written a moment or article from the past which includes Care Experienced people.
Written by Peter Melrose for Care Experienced History Month Australia.
This blog written by Amanda Gavinseries hopes to give a whirlwind overview of Care Experience in the very distant past, from the ancient to the early modern, across various places. It intends to be a starting point, rather than a definitive History.
This blog series hopes to give a whirlwind overview of Care Experience in the very distant past, from the ancient to the early modern, across various places. It intends to be a starting point, rather than a definitive History.
This blog series hopes to give a whirlwind overview of Care Experience in the very distant past, from the ancient to the early modern, across various places. It intends to be a starting point, rather than a definitive History. Content warning: Abuse.
Written by David Anderson as part of the Re-writing Wrong series.
Sitting down for a conversation with award-winning author, poet, journalist and teacher, Maree Giles.
Find out more about the history of care in Scotland
Find out more about the history of care in the United States of America.
Dr Kate Gibson explores how the census can be used to research Care Experienced history.
Find out more about the history of care in Australia.
Written by David Anderson as part of the Re-writing Wrong series.
Dr Robin Sen shares the history of the UKs child migration scheme as part of its child care policy in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Find out more about the history of care in England.
Louise Hunter, CEO of Who Cares? Scotland, responds to The Promise’s launch of Plan 21-24.
We caught up with board member David Middleton to learn a bit more about him!
The power of connection has never been more imperative to our community. Read how Jemma Kerr and Connecting Scotland teamed up to support Care Experienced people.
Learn about Who Cares? Scotland members influenced the incorporation of the UNCRC into Scots Law
We caught up with our 4 new Board Members Carol Kirk, Kevin Timlin, Ruth Wallace and Sarah Blackmore
Charlotte Armitage describes the importance of objects in Care Experienced people’s lives.
Find out what our membership had to say about our very first digital Members’ Assembly.
Who Cares? Scotland Director of Influencing, Claudia Macdonald, has announced that she will be leaving the charity after nine years.
Care Day 2021, like many events over the past year or so took on a new form, running entirely digitally and in a collaborative manner emphasising the importance of connection in these unprecedented times.
Shetland shone a light on Care Experience with their second Festival of Care, titled ‘Being the Light’: an exciting five-day event (19th-24th Feb 2021) that began on Care Day.
What do this comedian, wrestling champion and Member of Parliament all have in common?
We caught up with board member Lee Davidson to find out more about her!
Thanks to your incredible support, here’s what we were able to provide this Christmas for Care Experienced people in Scotland.
Who Cares? Scotland’s Public Affairs Manager, Jamie Kinlochan, will receive a British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours List 2021.
We caught up with board member Carmel Jacob to find out a bit more about her!
We caught up with board member Trevor Hillman to find a bit more about him!
Development Officer, Peter Melrose, has interviewed and gathered information about the experience of lockdown on Care Experienced young people throughout the restrictions and crisis, by talking to young people living…
Who Cares? Scotland publish research into issues of privacy and confidentiality within the Children’s Hearings System
Our vice-chair Megan Moffat explains how we recruited our new CEO, Louise Hunter.
Chairs of The Promise and Who Cares? Scotland reiterate shared commitment to transform Care Experienced people’s lives
Learn how our members voices shaped the Children (Scotland) Bill
Who Cares? Scotland, the leading advocacy organisation for Care Experienced people, is proud to announce Louise Hunter as its new Chief Executive.
Read Who Cares? Scotland’s official statement on the conclusion of The Care Review.
Advertising and marketing around foster care sends out a confusing message. Approaches range from focusing on allowances being available to asking whether people have a spare room. This year alone,…
Jemma writes about her experiences on the Who Cares? Scotland COVID support helpline.
Claudia Macdonald, Interim Chief Executive Officer, welcomes the Scottish Government’s Young Person Guarantee
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive of Who Cares? Scotland, comments on the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill – 2nd April 2020
Duncan Dunlop pens a letter to our members addressing the current Coronavirus crisis.
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our offices are now closed but our staff will continue working from home. Read more about our additional measures to support Care Experienced people here.
Details of our actions to support Care Experienced members affected by the COVID-19 lockdown.
Read Dean’s account of his first time at a Who Cares? Scotland Summer Camp and help us offer this experience to more of our members by fundraising or donating.
Care Day is the world’s biggest celebration of people with Care Experience. The term “Care Experienced” refers to anyone who has been or is currently in care. This care may…
Find out how our members’ voices will shape Who Cares? Scotland’s work
Who Cares? Scotland comments on the latest Care Inspectorate report, highlighting the deaths of children in care.
Theighan’s describes her experience of sibling separation
Megan Sutherland, Vice-chair of Who Cares? Scotland, responds to BBC’s “Only An Excuse” sketch show.
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive Officer, comments on the latest investigation into the use of secure accommodation in Scotland
We caught up with Natalie Wright and her workplace mentor, Shona Adams, to see how her internship was progressing.
Duncan Dunlop, our Chief Executive Officer, comments on the recent events surrounding Jeremy Corbyn’s scarf.
For six years, Who Cares? Scotland have helped Care Experienced people feel part of a family on Christmas day. Megan tells us what her first Christmas Day experience with us meant to her.
Joelle Kirkpatrick, a member of Who Cares? Scotland, has designed new Christmas cards and prints to support Care Experienced people.
Who Cares? Scotland caught up with Ken Armstrong & T Christian Miller, authors of an article which has inspired the new Netflix show ‘Unbelievable’.
Who Cares? Scotland recognised for securing the independent review of the Scottish care system
Learn more about our first ever Care Experience & Employment Summit taking place at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Who Cares? Scotland launch new report ‘We Don’t Have to Wait’
Who Cares? Scotland comment on recent figures highlighting the number of missing people in care
Who Cares? Scotland member Carol shares how she supports Care Experienced people for World Voice Day
Kenny Murray is recognized at the National Campaigner Awards 2019 for the ‘Who We Are’ project.
Maree Todd MSP announces plans to introduce new laws to protect brothers and sisters in care.
Speakers tell of discrimination and stigma faced by Care Experienced people, by public who don’t understand care.
Kenny Murray writes about the power of cinema as a tool for fair representation, and our members reactions to the new film ‘Instant Family’
This Care Day, civic buildings and monuments will light up in red to show love and unity to Scotland’s Care Experienced population.
We are delighted to announce our first strategic corporate partner, with house-building company Mactaggart & Mickel.
Corporate Parents progress reviewed in Scotland by Minister for Childcare and Early Years
A grant for every care experienced young person at university or college, up to £8,100, has been announced
Kenny Murray writes about his personal experiences of Care Experience and Poverty
Who Cares? Scotland has been recognised in the shortlist for the Charity Awards UK 2018.
Our Trustee Megan Moffat discusses her journey and some of the achievements of Who Cares? Scotland
Throughout 2018, the charity will be celebrating its 40th birthday.
Member Carmel describes the importance of International Womens Day, and its intersectionality with her care experience.
Josh shares his story as an LGBT Care Experienced member
On National Care Day, Scottish Women’s Football has announced the launch of their newest charity partner, Who Cares? Scotland.
Care Day 2018 date is launched by 5 Nations 1 Voice.
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive, announces vacancy for a new Director of Care Experienced Membership
Ryan shares how care experience can, and should, be a positive in young people’s lives
Helen describes what respect means to her.
Evanna describes what love means to her
Callum reflects on notable statistics surrounding Care Experienced people
Who Cares? Scotland and the Children & Young People Commissioner today have launched new resources for those leaving care
Who Cares? Scotland have been nominated for Charity of the Year 2017, SCVO Scottish Charity Awards.
Duncan Dunlop comments on Fiona Duncan’s announcement regarding the Care Review
Diane Webb, Who Cares? Scotland Alumni Member, shares her care story.
Natasha shares her experiences applying for funding at university, and her plans going forward.
Harry discusses his experience meeting the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, and taking part in the Who Cares? Scotland documentary.
A warm and heartfelt welcome to Fiona Duncan, Chair of the Independent Root and Branch Review of Care
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive of Who Cares? Scotland, comments on the recent news of premature deaths in the Care Experienced community.
Ahead of the debate on “Improving the Care Experience of Looked After Children” led by the Minister for Child Care and Early Years, Mark McDonald, Who Cares? Scotland prepared this brief for all members of the Scottish Parliament.
Dear Santa, We know you’re used to getting letters from the children and families across the world who love Christmas. We can’t blame them, when you have people to celebrate…
With care experienced people in the STV documentary ‘Who Cares’ calling for love to be part of the care system, Sarah Jane Linton, a foster carer from Lanarkshire, is writing to say that it is possible.
Ashley reflects on her experience taking part in the new STV documentary ‘Who Cares?’
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive of Who Cares? Scotland, has released a statement surrounding the announcement of an Independent Care Review.
Laura shares her journey leaving her placement. activism, and independent living
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive of Who Cares? Scotland, responds to the new named person legislation
Who Cares? Scotland launches a national campaign that aims to end the discrimination that young people in care face.
Our member Chloe shares her experiences of Summer Camp
A new campaign to highlight the successes of Care Experienced people has been launched
Duncan Dunlop, Chief Executive of Who Cares? Scotland, launches election manifesto
Former WC?S Policy Assistant, Lynzy Hanvidge talks about going to Nothern Ireland to attend a political hustings as part of a Care Experienced panel.
Our former Chief Executive, Duncan Dunlop discusses a trip he took to New Zealand in 2016 to oversee a review of their National Child Youth and Family Agency.
Anna Fowlie from the Scottish Social Services Council talks about what it means to be a Corporate Parent a year after SSSC was added to the list of Corporate Parents in 2015.
Former Who Cares? Scotland employee, Robert Foster talks about the importance of widening access to education for Care Experienced people and the responsibilities of Corporate Parents.
Care Experienced member, Shilla Zwizwai talks about the Commission on Widening Access to Education and her own experience at college.
Care Experienced member, Callum Lynch talks about his care journey, The Care Commission and going to Harvard.
Dionne Mcnicol talks about what it is like to be a Care Experienced member of staff at Who Cares? Scotland.
Former Director of Influencing, Claudia MacDonald reflects on WC?S’s relationship with the Scottish Government in 2016.
Glasgow City Chambers have lit up their building using the Who Cares? Scotland tartan to mark Care Day 2016.
Former Member of Scottish Parliament,
Aileen Campbell reflects on Care Day 2016.