Everyone in care has a different story, and support for each child or young person will be different. We think the most important thing is that any child or young person in care is safe, happy and healthy.
City of York Council is the Local Authority in the UK which is responsible for ensuring you are safe and well, and that you have the things you need. Even if you live outside of York, City of York Council will be responsible for your care.
Useful information for people who are starting to prepare for leaving care, or in the process of doing so.
York's Children in Care Council and Care Leavers' Forum exists to make sure that all children and young people who are cared for by City of York Council have the chance to share their views, with the aim of helping shape and influence the services which affect them and other young people with care experience.