Help and support for children and young people in care

Here are some local and national organisations you can contact for further help and support.

  • Become Charity - advice, support and opportunities for care-experienced children and young people
  • Care Leavers' Foundation - support, encouragement and financial assistance for care leavers aged 18 to 29 who are in crisis, or who want to take control of their lives
  • Childline - a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything
  • Coram Voice - find out about your rights, get the help you need and get your voice heard
  • Drive Forward Foundation - helping young adults leaving foster or residential care to achieve their full potential with exciting and sustainable employment opportunities
  • Help at hand - free support, advice and information if you're in care, leaving care or living away from home 
  • Hillingdon Refugee Support Group - supporting young unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees aged 16 to 21-years-old in the borough of Hillingdon
  • NSPCC - Child Sexual Exploitation - information and advice to protect and help children and young people who are worried about sexual exploitation
  • The Adoptables - a platform for you to express your views and experiences of adoption
  • Thinkuknow - advice about staying safe when you're on a phone, tablet or computer
  • Unite Foundation scholarships - provides free accommodation for care leavers to live while studying at university
Page last updated: 08 Mar 2023