Our greatest Achievements

"We are proud of our achievements; we are making a real difference to the lives of children and young people".

(Children in Care Council member)

"The Children in Care Council is well established and its members are very active in addressing issues about the quality of their care, education and wellbeing."

Ofsted Reporting inspector 2011)

"Wakefield values its young people and it has put systems in place to listen to them. Wakefield does a lot - other authorities don't have Participation as high on the agenda."

(Lilac Report 2010)

We are winners of the first national award for participation 'Lilac' - Leading improvements for looked after children.

Read the LILAC report for Wakefield.

We have developed a document that explains our achievements and what we plan to do next - this is called the





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New Care Leavers Group - Starts July 2017

Are you aged between 16-25? Are you/have you been looked after by Wakefield Council? If the answer is yes, you should come along to our new Care Leavers Group. We are starting a new group based on your views, issues or concerns. Drop-in for a chat with other care leavers; this will be a chilled friendly group and we welcome new people. To find out more call the Leaving Care Team on 01924 304100.

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