What we did in 2017

 - We trained a new cohort of young people's trainers and young interviewers, we revised our policy about 'How to involve children and young people effectively in recruitment and training'.

- We grew a bigger membership in the 16 plus, care leavers forum

- We contributed to the Local Safeguarding Board Annual Report and the development of their website

- We had our first Wakefield CICC residential at Fanwoods Campsite

- We revised the pledge to 'The Promise' a shorter version which is a more accessible read about our pledge to children looked after.

- We recruited and interviewed new social workers for the Children Looked After Team

- We recruited and interviewed new social workers for the Leaving Care Team

- We hosted our biggest ever awards night - Wakey's got Talent' with Winter Wonderland Theme with over 200 people attending to see the Mayor give out our very prestigious achievement awards

- We revised our Terms of Reference for CICC



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The Nominations have been judged and invites to our Awards Ceremony have been sent out.
We also have 30 merit certificates which will be presented to those who just missed a place by their social worker before the end of the year.  A massive congratulation to everyone who was nominated!

It's the Children and Young People's Summit on Saturday.  Keep tuned and we'll let you know how Wakefield are planning to make Wakefield and place to feel Happy, Healthy and Safe

It's the Leaving Care Forum next Wednesday

Then we'll be meeting on the 2nd Friday every month to discuss issues and make real changes to the services that we receive.  If you are 16-25 and would and are living or preparing to live alone get in touch with Richard at

Tell us your ideas for the theme of 2019's Annual Achievement Awards.  See our quick vote form.

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