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Who Cares? Scotland can help you get your views heard

A lifetime of equality, respect and love for care-experienced people

Get help speaking out at meetings, meet other care-experienced young people, and campaign for your rights.

Who Cares? Scotland.


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Pupil voice: how my teacher supported me the day I went into care

“I was heading down a road that would help me. The road would change my life forever and anything was better than the war zone.” Young spokesperson for the Fostering Network has his say.  

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Young people in foster care have their say “Give me a chance”

Young champions from the Fostering Network Scotland have made an ace film called “Give me a Chance” about the positive role that foster care can have in young people’s lives.

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The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is listening to 1,000 care experienced voices

“I think it is vital for our voices to be heard. We are the ones that live within the system so we know how it really works and what it feels like, better than anyone else”. Find out why listening to care experienced young people is so important.

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Care-experienced? You have the right to extra support in school if you need it

Find out about ways schools can support you if you’re care-experienced, and hear from other young people in care.

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Teenagers in foster care are being moved too many times

What’s the impact on young people of moving around between foster families? Find out more.

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Know you rights in care

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Did you know that if you can’t live with your family, you should get special help?

This is just one of a list of rights you have. Rights are like promises to young people to keep you safe, look after you and treat you fairly. Find out more about your rights from the Children and Young People’s Commissioner.


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Leaving school, leaving care

  If you’re care-experienced, your school must start to help you plan what you might do after you leave school at least a year before. They should get in touch with people who could support you after you leave – like college staff and social workers.

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A rap about the stigma of being in care

Check out this Fixers pop song by care experienced Caitlin from Inverness.


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Why are young people in care?

A Fixers film about why young people might be care experienced.