Projects and Development Worker

My experience of the care system is primarily as a service user, growing up with many long spells in various children’s homes, foster parents, assessment centres and eventually a community home with education, from where I eventually left care at almost 16 years old, having taken it upon myself to go AWOL. That’s how it remained for some time, spending long periods living homeless and jobless and seeing my choices as very much limited. I had spent the majority of my childhood in care as described above, but  did have some periods of time at home, however, they were short lived and only whilst it was deemed ‘safe’. Following many … Continue reading Projects and Development Worker