Coram Voice are here to provide advocacy services to children and young people in Stockport!
We support children and young people by:
Helping them to know their rights and entitlements as a looked after children, a child in need, if they are on a child protection plan or a care leaver.
Supporting them to attend their statutory reviews or meetings with their social workers to put forward their views, wishes and feelings in their own words.
Helping them to challenge decisions they may disagree with and empower them to make their own suggestions about what they want.
Supporting them to make complaints under the Children’s Act 1989.
Supporting homeless young people to access support and services.
Helping them to access legal advice around a range of issues.
Referrals are with the consent of children and young people and made via our National helpline 0808 800 5792
We also provide Independent Visitors;
Are volunteers who are DBS checked, interviewed and trained to be a friend to a child in care.
Are a service for children with little or no contact with their family.
Meet with a child or young person once a month do fun activities together such as going to the cinema, out of meals or for a walk in the park.
For more information visit ww.coramvoice.org.uk