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Central Bedfordshire Children in Care Council

Introduction

Hello and Welcome to Central Bedfordshire's Council's Children in Care Council (CiCC) This is where you can find out information on being in care and leaving care and how to be Children In Care Council member. Read more

As we were unable to host the Children and Young Peoples Awards in the same way this year, we have also made a special video to celebrate your achievements.

Please have a look by accessing the link below

https://centralbedfordshire.box.com/s/chr3w8fvqc1k66d2tuelbgj1jhjxzmn5

Due to the current pandemic we have suspended all face to face meetings and are providing weekly virtual CiCC meetings and fun activities to support, and to keep you entertained.

Please find a list of virtual activities being delivered over the summer holidays. Summer Programme

To join the fun activities or CiCC meetings, please follow the link below.

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

  If you struggle to access the meeting using Teams, my colleagues Gemma and Stephanie will help you.

  Please call them on, 07825853643 or 07814 704354 before the meeting begins.

   Lastly, please remember your best interests is an absolutely priority for us all. 

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Looked after Children

Information for Children and Young People in Care

The following pages include information about being in care in Central Bedfordshire. The information has been written with the support from the CiCC. Every young person is different and the journey through care may also be different but we have tried to explain what happens and what things mean. If you do have any questions about your care then please speak to yolur social worker or contact the CiCC. Read more

Please find details about some exciting events

The Family Justice Young People’s Board are recruiting and need your help! Please find further details 

Care Leaver

Information for Care Leavers

The following pages will have information for Central Bedfordshire Care Leavers, you will be able to find out about the Care Leavers Charter and Pathway Plans but also what your entitlements are as a Care Leaver. Read more

Virtual CiCC

Meetings / Forum

Where young people can log on to be part of a CiCC meeting and to take part in consultation Read more

Events

The CiCC is open to all children and young people in care and care leavers. If you would like to know more about the CiCC please email your details to cicc@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Due to the current pandemic we have suspended all face to face meetings and are providing weekly virtual CiCC meetings and fun activities to support, and to keep you entertained.

Please find a list of virtual activities being delivered over the summer holidays. Summer Programme

To join the fun activities or CiCC meetings, please follow the link below.

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting 

 If you struggle to access the meeting using Teams, my colleagues Gemma and Stephanie will help you.  Please call them on, 07825853643 or 07814 704354 before the meeting begins.

Lastly, please remember your best interests is an absolutely priority for us all. 

Useful Websites

Latest News

The Children in Care Council (CiCC) felt that some of the words that are used for children and young people in care and those leaving care, could be replaced with words that are positive and make them feel empowered. They created a 'Dictionary of terms’ to help those working with children and young peopleProviding Language That Cares

The regional Children in Care Council have devised top tips to support those who work and engage with children and young people and to encourage good practice.Top 10 Tips for Central Beds Practitioners

CiCC Ambassadors at the House of Lords

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CICC Football Tournament

CiCC receive 'Thank you' messages from Frontline Participants

Your work!

Our Awesome CiCC!!!

Our CiCC Ambassadors and CiCC members met with the oftsed inspectors.

CiCC Ofsted Video

The full ofsted report can be found here.

CiCC attend the Frontline Social Work Training and delivered workshops to nearly 300 participants. Read more

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Past Events

Corum Voice Winner CiCC Ambassador Natasha Rowe and Dr Who! Read More

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