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Finding Their Feet: Equipping care leavers to reach their potential

Year: 2015
Topic: Corporate parenting, Health and Wellbeing, Legislation, Residential care, Throughcare and aftercare
Author: Centre for Social Justice

This report is about giving the most vulnerable children in society a second chance.

The truth is that the system is failing far too many of the most vulnerable children in the country.

These children require safe, stable and supportive relationships. Instead, in many cases the state is failing in its role as corporate parent.

The evidence already makes clear the shocking effects the lack of functional relationships can have on children in care. Despite representing only one per cent of young people, care leavers make up:

  • 24 per cent of the adult prison population
  • 11 per cent of homeless young people
  • 70 per cent of sex workers.

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