Children in Care Council

Children in Care Council

The Children in Care Council is a group of young people who are all cared for by Cheshire West and Chester Council and gives children and young people the chance to shape and influence the parenting that they receive at every level, it gives young people a chance to have a say about the things that really matter in their lives, helping to shape the overall strategy for cared for children and young people in Cheshire West and Chester.

Urgent reminder for all care leavers

We are fast approaching the start of another financial year and want to remind you that all care leavers living in Cheshire West and out of borough are entitled to a council tax exemption up to their 25th birthday.

Please can you forward your care leavers 2024/25 council tax bills to

This will mean that we can make sure that you get the full council tax exemption that you are entitled to.


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Roving vaccination clinics

It’s really important to get vaccinated against coronavirus. Roving vaccinations clinics are available to anyone over 18:

Internship opportunity for care leavers


Coram Voice

Responding to coronavirus is a challenge for us all and no different in our work with children in care and care leavers. As we respond to new circumstances it is important that we plan our services not only to keep our children and young people safe and supported but to make their lives as positive as possible at this time.

Check out Story House

More things to check out if your looking for something to do 🙂

Voices Through Time (VTT) team

The team is offering a series of online creative writing workshop sessions to help young people reach out from lock down, meet some new people and work on a project together. The theme is sharing life experiences through letters – past, present and future.

Bite Back

Do you believe all young people should have access to healthy food? Do you want to become a force that the food industry simply can’t ignore? If you’re 15-18 years old, apply to be a #BiteBack2030 Youth Leader this summer:

Bite Back Opportunity YP

Listen to radio interview with Jackie one of our Foster Carers

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Cheshire West and Chester Council has lots of information to help you and others around you during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

Further help

If you need any immediate assistance, please contact us.