Care Leaver Voice Online May 2019

On behalf of the Children in Care Council for Devon, we at the participation team get asked to help in LOADS of things. It’s really good that this happens, but sometimes we think it might mean you get asked lots of things all of the time.

We have created Care Leaver Voice Online which will come out from time to time. It will ask questions which service managers are SUPER KEEN to know the answers to.

If you are between 16-25 and being cared for by foster carers or are in another type of accommodation, you might be thinking about what happens when you leave care. Maybe you have already left care and think things worked well, or could have been better. Either way, we would love to hear your ideas. Devon County Council has to do certain things (called the Local Offer) for care leavers to make sure people can live as independently as possible, as adults. Your ideas and views could improve how we help people to do that.

If you can spare a bit of time this month it would be great if you could fill in the survey below. Your data will be stored according to our privacy notice which you can view here.

How the new Devon Card for care leavers might look

The new Devon Card for care leavers might look like this

Section 1 of the survey

Take a look at this leaflet  to answer the questions in section 1. This is a draft leaflet and may be altered when the card goes “live” so please do not pass on to other people except to do this survey. The link opens in a new page so you can flip back and forth while you are answering the questions, if it helps.


Section 2 of the survey

Have a look at this equipment list  to answer section 2 in the survey. The link opens in a new page, as above.

About this survey

The survey is in 3 parts, to do with care leavers’ finances, employment, education and training. If you want to find out more about what’s on offer for care leavers in Devon, please click here.

Remember, you don’t have to answer all the questions. Use the right hand grey bar to scroll down.

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