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Do you want to join our mission to improve the lives of young people in care and #CareLeavers? 💜 We have two exciting roles available in our services team (closing 14 April) Apply now 👉 https://t.co/NzOVCB8QtH We are keen to receive applications from #CareExperienced people.
Its back for 2021! After a year off, the London Marathon returns in October 🎽 We have 15 places to run the London Virtual Marathon for young care-experienced people. Make all that lockdown running count and sign up to join team Become here: https://t.co/WItxZndCfP https://t.co/JflEoOz049
“I’ve been so heartened to see the support for Become by people who give their time and money for our cause. Thanks to them we’re able to work towards care-experienced people have the same chances as everyone else to live happy, fulfilled lives.” - @viclanger, Interim CEO https://t.co/cHq5LWmfB8
Do you want to join our mission to improve the lives of young people in care and #CareLeavers? We have two exciting roles available in our services team. Apply now 👉 https://t.co/IcMPSmq10s We are always keen to receive applications from #CareExperienced people 👐
Want to get involved with us this #CareExperiencedHistoryMonth? We want to create opportunities where the expertise and views of #CareExperienced young people can can be shared directly with decision makers to improve policy and practice. Find out how 👇 https://t.co/g8Pn0wKlil
Good news for care leavers: Shared Accommodation Rate exemption
11 Mar 2021
The Shared Accommodation Rate exemption for care leavers will now be extended from age 22 to 25 in June 2021, instead of 2023 as previously planned. This was announced in the government’s 2021 Budget and we’re really pleased to see it.
Increasing diversity as we welcome new Trustees
08 Mar 2021
We recently recruited new trustees to our Board with a focus on improving diversity. Whilst we didn’t get everything right, the process worked for us and resulted in some excellent new appointments and a far more diverse board.
Get involved: Become announces new initiative supported by Children in Need
17 Dec 2020
In partnership with Children in Need, we are looking for young care-experienced people aged 16-18 to help us develop a series of workshops on building and maintaining healthy relationships for other care experienced young people aged 13-18.