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23/07/2014

Listen Up! 2014 'Most Inspiring Group' award

Catch 22 NCAS were invited to the Listen Up! 2014 event to showcase the work of LIFT Children’s Homes Project & the Young People’s Bench Marking Forum ‘Positive Messages Campaign’...

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18/07/2014

Final Education Committee Report - 16+ Care Options

The House of Commons Education Select Committee has published a report as a result of its inquiry into care options for young people aged 16 and above. Into independence, not out of care: 16 plus care options...

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18/07/2014

Statutory Guidance: Care of unaccompanied and trafficked children

Yesterday (17 July) Government published their response to the consultation on care for unaccompanied asylum seeking children and trafficked children and released final statutory guidance. The guidance sets out the steps local authorities should take to plan for the provision of support for looked after children who are unaccompanied asylum seeking children and child victims of trafficking...

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15/07/2014

Launch of ‘Staying Put – a good practice guide’

Best practice guidance on the implementation of the staying put policy has been launched today (15 July 2014). The guide, developed by The Children's Partnership, has been written for everyone who may be involved in setting up, supporting and delivering Staying Put arrangements, from children’s services practitioners and managers, to foster carers and young people themselves...

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07/07/2014

June edition of eKeynotes - out now

Our latest monthly newsletter is available to view online. eKeynotes contains the latest policy and practice developments affecting care leavers as well as updates about our projects here at Catch22 NCAS...

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03/07/2014

News from DWP - group of care leavers met with senior cabinet ministers

On 7 May, a group of care leavers  had a ground breaking meeting with senior Government ministers to discuss the problems of social exclusion. Three young people met members of the Social Justice Cabinet Committee which is chaired by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Iain Duncan Smith...

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