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Become - charity for children in care and young care leavers


Some young people have good experiences of the care system, but they are too few.

‘Care’ should provide the opportunity to take a breath in a safe environment. But many tell us they enter care feeling overwhelmed and isolated, only to be let down by the system that should look after them. 

They say they struggle to get the support they’re legally entitled to, having to fight for a safe roof over their heads, for money, clothes, bedding, and necessities.

Children in care rarely get favours or leg-ups. When they succeed it is often despite the system, not because of it. 

This must change.

Become is here to make a difference to individual lives right now, and the care system as a whole for future generations. Since 1992 we’ve been working to improve the everyday lives and future life chances of children in care and young care leavers.

Who to contact

Telephone
0800 023 2033
E-mail
mailbox@becomecharity.org.uk
Website
https://www.becomecharity.org.uk/

Other Details

Age Range
Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition), Suitable for all ages
Disablities:
Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction, Learning difficulty, Physical disability,

Local Offer

Local Offer Disabilities
Learning difficulty
Physical disability
Behavioural, emotional and social development
Communication and interaction
Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Needs Level
Low
SEN Provision Type
Universal

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