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Celebrities support Barnardo’s urgent carer appeal

Besi Besemar January 22, 2018

Celebrities are backing a Barnardo’s campaign highlighting the importance of having someone to support you in aid of the charity’s urgent campaign to find thousands of foster carers to look after the UK’s most vulnerable children.

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Could you be a short term foster parent for a disabled child?

Besi Besemar October 19, 2017

Barnardo’s Brighton and Hove Link Plus provides high quality fostering and short breaks for disabled children and their families. They are desperately looking for more carers from all sectors of the community who can offer anything from occasional overnight stays through to full-time fostering for children aged 0-18.

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Barnardo’s calls for 20,000 apprenticeships for those leaving the care system

Paul Thorn August 18, 2015

Following the Government’s pledge to create three million new apprenticeships for young people, Barnardo’s is calling on them to reserve 20,000 for 16-18 years olds leaving the care system. Recent unemployment figures show that young people are three times more likely to be unemployed, with care leavers being twice as likely to not be in education, employment or training.

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