Advocacy and speaking up


Check out our own page that tells all about what advocacy is and how it can help you. There are lots of organisations you can help with this too.


Coram Voice

Coram Voice

Coram Voice is a leading children’s rights organisation. They can help get your voice heard in decisions that matter to you and work to improve the lives of children in care, care leavers and others who depend upon the help of the state.

You can speak to an independent adviser for free on 0808 800 5792, or visit their Always Heard section.




IMO is a voice for teenagers in care and for care leavers. It’s somewhere you can share stories, experiences and achievements, get and give advice, and find loads of great free stuff!

They share blogs, vlogs, podcasts and more from teens in care, and link Children in Care Councils in England together around common campaigns. They also share opportunities for care leavers, such as jobs and apprenticeships.


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The National Children’s Bureau

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) is a leading children’s charity that for 50 years has been improving the lives of children and young people, especially the most vulnerable.



Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people.


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