Information about Care Day 2023, to help Corporate Parents and the Care Experienced people they work with get involved.
A briefing we submitted to the SQA, highlighting the difficulties Care Experienced people face in education in 2021 and recommending they reconsider their appeals process.
A practice note for practitioners supporting Care Experienced people in their own tenancies who may need additional support with housing costs through Discretionary Housing Payments.
A briefing for MSPs as the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill reached Stage 2 of discussions. Focuses on amendments where Who Cares? Scotland can provide specific evidence.
A statement on the impact of Covid19 for the Care Experienced community.
A briefing for the Education and Skills Committee from WC?S with regards to the consultation of young people undertaken by WC?S. It introduces the 1000 voices campaign and asks the Scottish Government to centre Care Experienced voices during the Care Review.
A research briefing and fact sheet prepared by Who Cares? Scotland on a report that looks at Investing in Children in New Zealand. The report looks at some key issues affecting the lives of Care Experienced people in New Zealand and offers suggestions for reform.
The Right to Independent Advocacy for Scotland’s Looked After Children and Young People and Care Leavers.
A position paper detailing our opinion on the importance of independent advocacy. The document provides an understanding of the spectrum of advocacy support and our hopes for advocacy in the future.