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Care leavers

Joshua’s story: how having a mentor turned my life around

During this period of physical distancing, staying connected to each other is more important than ever. That’s why our services are…

John-george’s story: tracing my records as a care leaver

Tracing records and family origins can be a daunting journey for adults who grew up in care. Here John-george shares…

Julia’s story: my experience with adoption and how FamilyConnect will help fill the gaps

Julia Feast OBE, describes her experience working with care leavers and those impacted by adoption and how our new FamilyConnect…

Introducing our new FamilyConnect website

David Holmes CBE, Chief Executive Family Action introduces our new FamilyConnect service, helping adults who have been adopted or in…

Leaving the care system and having a mentor

One year ago, our Friendship Works service ran the first training weekend for Care Leaver Mentors.  David, one of the…

Friendship Works – Care leavers first year

After a huge amount of success working with children in care, our Friendship Works service is drawing on 40 years’…