News and opinion
Eid Mubarak from all of us at Become 💜 Have a blessed Eid 🌙 https://t.co/chkKqeKgoG
We are so excited about Careless by @kirstycapes 📖 Careless is a story about friendship, the care experience and following your dreams. Kirsty is a #CareLeaver and advocate for positive representation of #CareExperienced people. Buy tickets to her talk with @PINsykes below👇 https://t.co/FepPGbzqqT
"I have been privileged to see first-hand the extent of the value that the charity has on young people in care and care leavers, as well as my place to add value." Find out about Amy's internship experience at Become 👇 https://t.co/rsIO9srjmM
Care leavers go on to achieve amazing things in higher education. So can you. Our friendly Higher and Further Education Specialist, Jade, is on hand to provide support and advice to #CareLeavers currently in or thinking about higher education 👨🎓 Call 0800 023 2033 for free 📲 https://t.co/YtrBtGAWv9
You can still register for our next #SpotlightInquiry online evidence session, taking place on May 17. If you have personal or professional experiences of care in the East of England or East Midlands, this is the #APPGCare session for you. Apply here 👇 https://t.co/DGCVRG87jE
Good news for care leavers: Shared Accommodation Rate exemption
11 Mar 2021
The Shared Accommodation Rate exemption for care leavers will now be extended from age 22 to 25 in June 2021, instead of 2023 as previously planned. This was announced in the government’s 2021 Budget and we’re really pleased to see it.
Increasing diversity as we welcome new Trustees
08 Mar 2021
We recently recruited new trustees to our Board with a focus on improving diversity. Whilst we didn’t get everything right, the process worked for us and resulted in some excellent new appointments and a far more diverse board.
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