The Voice of
Children and Young People
‘Dudley is a Borough where in co-production with children and young people their rights are realised, and their views shape decisions that are made about their lives and those of their families’
There is a strong commitment in Dudley Children’s Services to the active involvement of children and young people.
We support young people to make sure that they are heard on the issues that they feel are important and that their views are taken in to account by decision makers.
Through this process they will be able to develop their personal and social skills and identify how they are able to achieve more positive outcomes as active citizens.
Coram Voice's Care Experienced Digital Innovators answer your questions about your care and give you hints and tips to guide you through the process. These are films made for and by care experienced young people, and they answer the big questions about care, as well as explaining how Coram Voice can help.
Click Here to access video's
We’ve just updated the FREE STUFF section of IMO with some fantastic freebies, all exclusively available to children in care and care leavers in your area. Please share the site and these offers with members of your children in care council, care leavers in your area, and social workers, foster carers, etc.
Current ‘free stuff’ offers include:
Birchbox make-up and bracelet
Year-long subscription to Headspace meditation and mindfulness app
Goodies from Skinnydip London and Google
A free edition of The Week Junior Magazine
Premier League tickets
IMO is a new peer-led digital platform exclusively for children in care and care leavers. It has children’s voices at its heart, and all of its content has been created by or developed with input from children in care, for children in care.
The hub is regularly updated with new blogs, vlogs, podcasts, articles and campaigns. It also features a promotional section called ‘free stuff’, where we are giving away fantastic freebies and exclusive offers (including these tickets!) we have worked hard to secure from companies including Google and The V&A Museum, among others.
Please contact Darren Foley for further information 01384 815172.
For more information please contact Family Solutions:
Amanda Grove (Lead for Youth and Community)
Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org 8145 / 07900 161563
Darren Foley (Participation Officer - Children Looked After and Care Leavers)
Darren.email@example.com 5172 / 07827 836969
Make A Difference and Our Say Our Way
Siobhan Lloyd (Youth Participation Officer)
Siobhan.firstname.lastname@example.org 8026 / 07773 960401
Cassandra Wishart & Simon Bennett (part time youth workers)