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.

Statement of the Latin American Network of Care Leavers to the DGD

We share the video produced by the Youth Committee at the Latin American Network of care leavers for the Day of General Discussion "Children's Rights and Alternative Care" of the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Summary Convention Report

The full detailed report of the 1st Care This is the summary of the full report giving a quick overview of the 2020 Care Leavers Convention. To read the full report, click here. Please feel free to share in your network and help spread the word

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.

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