Always Heard Helpline Funding Extended

Coram Voice reports that the Government has committed to extending funding for Always Heard, the national advocacy helpline for young people, into 2020-21. The helpline was launched in 2017 to provide advocates for children in care, children on the edge of care and care leavers, and has since supported over 16,000 care experienced children and […]

Coram Voice Launches AdvoCat Animation

Coram Voice have created AdvoCat, an animated advocacy superhero character, to help younger children in care to understand and access advocacy and get their voices heard. Coram Voice worked with a group of primary aged children to find out what would help them understand and engage with advocacy, and developed the AdvoCat character as a […]

Helping Children to Understand Why They Are in Care

The importance of ensuring that children and young people understand why they are in care is discussed in: a Community Care piece, Linda Briheim-Crookall of Coram Voice, offers tips for talking to children about past experiences and why they are in care. The Bright Spots research programme that Coram Voice works on with the University of […]

Voices writing competition

Coram Voice has launched a creative writing competition for children in care and care leavers who are 25 or under. The theme for Voices 2020 is ‘Dreams‘. The competition closes on 12 February 2020. Further details are available here > […]