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Useful websites

Useful websites

Here are some links to websites we hope you will find useful.


Coram Voice

Coram lets you know your rights as a child in care and offers help and support if you need it.


Become

Become is a charity that provides advice, support and opportunities for care-experienced children and young people.


NYAS

The National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) is a rights based charity which operates across England and Wales for children, young people and adults.


National Independent Visitor Network


Register for council housing in Wokingham


DWP

This guidance outlines 'staying put' arrangements that enable care leavers to remain with their former foster carers after they turn 18.


Elevate

Elevate offers career advice and help for those who want it.


Bracknell and Wokingham College

Bracknell and Wokingham college offers a range of practical and academic courses for full and part time learning.


Apprenticeships

The Apprenticeships website explains what apprenticeships are and if they're right for you. It also shows lists of possible apprenticeships.


Find an apprenticeship in your area


The Princes Trust

The Princes Trust helps young people access exciting opportunities, by gaining the tools and confidence to try free courses and start careers.


Talking Therapies

Talking therapies is a website that offers help for people 16+ who suffer from depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, stress or obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).


The Children’s Commissioner – Help at Hand

The Children’s Commissioner’s website offers free help and advice to people in or leaving care.


Wokingham Virtual School

The virtual school is an additional learning resource and works with your school to ensure you're getting any extra attention you may need.


Wokingham Fostering & Adoption


Berkshire Health Trust

The Berkshire health trust offers information on being a child or young person in care.


BCA

The Berkshire College of Agriculture is a college in Maidenhead which offers a large variety of practical hands on courses.


Reading College

Reading College offers a range of practical hands on courses from G.C.S.E level up.


Am I care leaver quiz

This quiz will help you understand what kind of care you are entitled to from Children's Services.


LAC nurse

This website will explain what a LAC nurse is and what they do.


Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.