Info for Children in Care


Stand Up Speak Up meetings

We arrange monthly get-togethers for young people aged 10-15 in Exeter, North Devon, South Devon and Mid & East Devon. Come along, have fun and voice your opinions and ideas on the services you’ve experienced and the future services you may need or receive.

Find out how to get involved with SUSU 


The Promise

The Promise is a list of commitments that we make to all children and young people in care in Devon. 

Learn what The Promise means for you



Children in Care guides

Handy guides which explains all aspects of being in care has been sent out to anyone aged 6-15. 

Check out our handy guides to being in care



Regular Savings policy

If you’ve been in our care for 12 months or more, Devon County Council will now be setting aside £5 per week for you.

Find out more about what the Regular Savings policy



Advocacy and Independent Visiting

Advocacy and Independent Visiting are great avenues of support that are available to you, but what are they exactly?


Discover what advocacy support is available



Your frequently asked questions answered

There are a lot of myths and made up facts about your care entitlement. We you to know exactly where you stand, so we’ve put together a list of answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.

Learn the fact from the fiction 



Health reviews

We want to be sure that you are happy with your health and have everything you need to stay well. That’s where health reviews come in.

Find out more about health reviews 


Mental health support

It’s important that we all look after ourselves, especially our mental health. If you need help, check out these services that can support your mental wellbeing