Category Archive: Vulnerable Children

Darker evenings in Leeds – When do the clocks change in UK?

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In case you weren’t aware, the clocks go back on Sunday 29th October. The October clock change signals the beginning of winter and the start of darker  evenings. One of the consequences of… Continue reading

Somebody else’s child, everybody’s responsibility! What is private fostering?

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When a child or young person, who is under 16 (or under 18 if they have a disability) is being looked after by someone who is not a close relative, for 28 days… Continue reading

My Volunteering Story |The Leeds Independent Visitor Scheme

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  Simon Davis, Independent Visitor to a young teenager in care   What does an average working day look like for you?  An average working day for me is getting up about 7 o’clock after… Continue reading

The Christmas Dinner – Leeds 2016

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A group of volunteers from across Leeds are working together to provide a fantastic, free Christmas Day dinner for care leavers in the city. Many young people who are care leavers, spend Christmas… Continue reading

Hearts & Hopes: A new inter-cultural children’s voice project

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Afternoon CFL readers,   Apologies for not writing sooner, September just flew by! However, we have many exciting stories to share with you from this summer!!! Beginning with our CFL ambassador, Nola Ellen who… Continue reading