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.
The Big Ambition – take part today!
The Big Ambition aims to hear from you on and what you think is important! The Children’s Commissioner wants to take your thoughts, opinions and ideas to decision-makers, to make sure your voices are heard on what you think needs to be done to make your lives better in England.
The Big Ambition survey will be open until Friday 15 December.
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 west Cheshire and out of borough are entitled to a council tax exemption up to their 25th birthday.
Please can you forward your 2023/24 council tax bills to either:
- the Supporting independence team
- your Personal Advisor (PA), or
- Steve Fox: email@example.com
This will mean that we can make sure that you get the full council tax exemption that you are entitled to.
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
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.
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: https://bit.ly/BBYouthLeader
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:
If you need any immediate assistance, please contact us.