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Children in Care Council - Youth Advocacy

We are a group of children and young people in care, or who have experienced being in care, who work to make care better. We let Trafford know how important we are and we make sure that we are involved in improving the service delivered to children and young people in care.

We meet every three weeks on a Monday at Gorse Hill studios in Stretford.


Our members also get involved in other activities such as interviewing for new staff, being trained and training professionals and foster carers.

Our members have different reasons for being on the group:

“I come because I want to help to make changes in young peoples lives, to make them feel at home and happy in care like me.”

“To make a difference.”

“To try and improve the well being and safety of the young people in care in Trafford.”

“Keeps me out of trouble and stops me getting bored.”

If you would like to join the Council please speak to your social worker, IRO or contact the Children's Rights service on 0161 912 5094

Who to contact

Telephone
0161 912 5094
07739 856683
E-mail
mark.bailey@trafford.gov.uk
Website
www.youthadvocacy.co.uk
Twitter
http://www.twtitter.com/youthadvocacy
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Where to go

Name of Venue
Gorse Hill Studios
Venue Address
2
Cavendish Road
Stretford
Manchester
Postcode
M32 0PS

When is it on?

Days & Times
Every three weeks

Who is it for?

Ages
From 11 years to 18 years

How to use this service

Referral Required?
No
Cost Information

Free

How accessible is this service?

Further Details

We aim to allow any young person to join the group and will make adjustments as required.

Last updated date:
14 February 2018

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