Towards Empowerement.

Care Leavers’ Networks have a major role to play in being the pillar of support once the person transitions from a Care Home. They also help in the collectivization process including driving motivations, sharing challenges and achievements and seeking support.

Why Global Care Leavers Community

“Care leaver networks are like a safety net, where you can fall back and survive to see another day”
- Ruth Wacuka from Kenya

This website is an outcome of over two months of consultations and engagements with Care Leavers, researchers and subject matter experts from across the globe as part of first International Care Leavers Convention – wherein one of the clearly spelt out need was to a Global Care Leavers Community – for exchange of ideas, successes, best practices and legislations, researches and support. This website is dedicated to the struggles of every single Care Leaver in the world and aims to be rich source of information to Care Leavers, researchers and organizations working with Care Leavers.

This is a small effort towards what ought to become a global movement.

Latest News

Explore latest updates and powerful stories about Care Leavers and Care Leaving from around the world.

Convention Report

The full detailed report of the 1st Care Leavers Convention held in 2020 captures in details the proceedings of the convention. Please feel free to share the report with stakeholders in your country/region. A short summary of the report is also coming soon.

Brief for Policy Makers

The Policy brief for Practitioners working with and for Care Leavers may find this relevant to improve their actual practice on the ground. The policy brief has been developed with inputs from the global care leavers community and is an attempt to listen to their direct voices in improving any work undertaken for and with them.

Brief for Practitioners

This is a brief intended to inform and influence Policy Making on Care Leaving. Informed by what we heard our care leavers say at the 1st Care Leavers Convention, this brief aims to assist policy makers globally to consider key elements while making anything for their care leavers.

Voices of Care Leavers


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