Care Convos and the Young People’s Network (YPN)

#CareConvos is now looked after by the Care Experienced Young People’s Network (YPN) which is a small group of care experienced (CEP) young people, campaigning for improved support for care leavers. You can find out more about their fantastic work here.

Care in the time of COVID

Care in the time of Covid explores the day to day lives of care experienced adults in the UK during COVID-19. We want to know how the care community is coping and what helps them. We want to record their experiences in history. Our project has three aims:  To understand how care experienced people are…

Care Convos June

The next #CARECONVOS is Monday 1st June, at 8PM and is hosted by THE INIMITABLE WAYNE. The topic is… **Self Esteem and Identity** Wayne will be discussing how children in care and care leavers can have good self esteem and questioning what is identity. This will be the last #CareConvos. We are very excited to announce that after…

Care Convos May

The next #CARECONVOS is Monday 4th May, at 8PM and is hosted by THE YOUNG PEOPLE’S NETWORK. The topic is… **Life in Lockdown as a Care Experienced Person**   We are very excited to announce that May #CareConvos will be hosted by the Young People’s Network which is a group of 10 care experienced people brought together from…

Care Convos April

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS MONDAY 6TH APRIL 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… **Ongoing relationships with carers and professional** #CareConvos are delighted that John Radoux will be hosting the March conversations. We are working together to produce what will be a very interesting evening. John will be discussing ongoing relationships with carers and professional. All welcome. John…

Special #CareConvos

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *SPECIAL #CARECONVOS CHECK-IN* Monday 23rd March holding a Special #CareConvos. We’re checking in with each other, sharing coping strategies and pooling the many resources that exist out there to support the care community. Highlights of the Special #CareConvos via this MOMENT

Care Convos March

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS MONDAY 2ND MAR 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *DISCLOSURE* #CareConvos are delighted that Chloe Juliette will be hosting the March conversations. We are working together to produce what will be a very interesting evening. Chloe will be discussing #Disclosure – discussing how being care experienced affects employment and what benefits/downsides there are to…

Care Convos February

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS IS THIS MONDAY 3rd Feb 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *wellbeing* #CareConvos are delighted that Chloe Juliette will be hosting February and March conversations. We really value that Chloe approached us and have worked together to produce what will be a very interesting evening. Chloe will be discussing #Wellbeing – what we mean by…

CARE CONVOS JANUARY 2020

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS WILL BE MONDAY 6th january 2020, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *WHAT DO WE WANT TO ACHIEVE (INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY)?* Every year thousands of people make NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS and every year people give up or brand themselves as failures. #CareConvos will not be asking anybody to make a New Yew Resolution! We’ll reflecting…

CARE CONVOS DECEMBER

THE NEXT #CARECONVOS WILL BE THIS MONDAY 2nd dec 2019, 8PM AND THE TOPIC IS… *SUPPORT DURING TRANSITIONS* i.e. primary to secondary school / out of care / post 25. Some interesting reflections on transitions: Wayne Belasis – Mini mackem mad man biffa! Transition from care to independence was a big thing for me. Hands up, I…