Children in care

Information for young people in care and care leavers

Your guide to being looked after

Have you received your copy of 'A Young Person’s Guide to being Looked After?' If not, ask your Social Worker or Foster Carer for a copy. 

Are you thinking about university?

Check out the Propel website it has helpful information for care leavers thinking about going to university or college. 

Your Health Passport and our pledge to you

You said that you wanted a Health Passport, so here it is. We are pleased to let you know we have published your Health Passport for 0 to 11 year olds and 12 to 19 year olds. 

What is the Health Passport?

The Health Passport lets you record important information about your personal health into 1 document. It is yours to keep and to update as you go along.

You will be given a paper copy of your Health Passport and your Social Worker can help you to complete it. 


Our pledge to you

We have consulted with our children in care councils on an update of our pledge to you.


The Easy Pleasy Cook Book

Designed by The Children's Society and Cheshire East Council to help young care leavers cook for themselves on a tight budget. The book includes recipes and tips.

The Easy Pleasy Cook Book.


You told us you wanted information about leisure services and sport in Redbridge.  We hope you this information useful.

If you would like more information added please email Gail McGuigan, Detached and Group Worker,


Contact us

Chi Doan, Children's Participation Officer

Phone: 020 8708 3448 or 07908 461 375


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