NEW & UPCOMING….
Disable the Label Survey
We need your views! We have created a survey for you to express your thoughts on removing the label for you!. Find it here!
CiCC Meeting Summary…
Your CiCC want you to know what happened at the last meeting and we want you to stay up to date! Read your up to date CiCC Meeting Summary sheet here!
Presentation at Gillingham Football Ground!!
On Saturday April 22nd, CiCC Chair Ed, Participation Apprentice and 2 CiCC representatives went to Priestfield Stadium to present their thank you gift to Paul Scally for allowing the CiCC and Kent Police to use the pitch in their CiCC vs Kent Police football match on the April 10th. What an amazing experience!
Read all about it!! Latest CiCC News Letter
Our latest newsletter is packed full of CiCC updates, helpful info and ways you can get involved to get your voice and opinions heard! Read all about our latest trips and hear from our new Chairman.
Please read our latest edition of the CiCC Newsletter Spring 2017
CiCC vs Kent Police Football Match
On Monday 10th April the CiCC soared their way to victory in a match against Kent Police. After a full 90 minutes, the PCC getting on the pitch and many swap overs the day was a great success! Find out about our CiCC vs Kent Police Football match here!
CiCC Talent Show…
On Thursday 30th March the CiCC held a Talent Show to show the participants how remarkable their talents are. From poetry to YLF’S Ant ‘n’ Dec doing the “cha cha” slide, the night truly was one the members of the CiCC and those that came along to watch won’t be forgetting any time soon!
See what your CiCC have been up to since December from aeroplanes to police vans. Read more here CiCC Update Jan to April 2017
Summary of the latest CiCC meeting coming soon!
Police Takeover Day…
The Children in Care Council (CiCC) took over Kent Police for a day to fulfil the existing roles of current police officers, sergeants, detectives and managers to find out what they do in their everyday life and to challenge the stigma some young people have around the role of the police force.
Please read more about it here
Rate your social worker…
Have your opportunity to give feedback about your social worker with our survey! We will be feeding this back to Medway Council so they can look at the improvements that can be made within the pledge. Click here to take the survey.
Medway’s New Pledge…
Medway has now officially agreed to the Medway CiCC’s Pledge for 2017. This pledge has come directly from young people in our Children in Care Council and we will be making sure that everyone makes an effort toward this pledge.
CiCC Priorities for 2017
Karleigh announces that Medway Council will soon be adopting the CiCC Priorities for 2017! Watch her video above for more info!
CiCC Meeting Summary
Read your CiCC Minutes Summary here! Thank you to everyone that attended the meeting in December.
Look forward to 2017 and what it’s going to bring us! Read our priorities for next year here!
A New Survey for You!
Your voice is important so your CiCC thought it would be a great idea to collect your feedback about Medway’s Pledge for young people…
The Leisure Pass has Arrived! Have You Got Yours?
Karleigh tells you more about how and when you can use your Leisure Pass! Watch her video above for more information!
Takeover Challenge 2016
CiCC reps took the opportunity to takeover Medway professionals’ roles for national Takeover Day 2016. Find out how our exciting Takeover Challenge went here
We also took over Government roles at the Home Office in London. Read about our Great Whitehall Challenge here!
The latest CiCC newsletter is ready for you! Thank you to everyone who had an input and for providing stories.
Read your online copy here:
CiCC Meeting Summary
The CiCC met in September and would like to share with you what was discussed.
We have put this into an easy read summary sheet for you which we hope you find useful!
The Medway Leisure Pass
Karleigh gives an update on some great news received at the last CiCC meeting about the Leisure Passes. Watch her video to find out more about what you can access and look out for your new Leisure Pass soon! A huge success for the CiCC!
A huge welcome to our new Participation Apprentice who has just joined YLF! Karleigh will be supporting Paddy with the CiCC – you’re sure to see her around soon!
Read more about Karleigh joining and her role here
The sun was blazing once again this year for the annual charity football match between Children in Care (CiC) and Medway Council’s social care workers!
Read our Match Report from Apprentice, Paddy here: Football Match Report 2016
Visit to Downing Street
Two CiCC reps went to Number 10 Downing Street! They presented their stories of being in care and how YLF has helped them along the way. During the visit they were presented with a HUGE £40,000 grant for YLF!
Social Worker Training
The CiCC Apprentice led a presentation to a group of BA Social Work Students at University of Kent.
The training included a discussion about the CiCC’s ‘Top Ten Professional Qualities’, and the CiCC’s feature film about ‘Stigma’.
Children in Care Council reps made history by addressing the Labour Party Group with a presentation about the achievements the CiCC have recently made.
A Regional CiCC
Children in Care Council reps went to London for a ‘CiCC Regional Meeting’. A collaborative event to discuss making a bigger difference to looked after children across the south region.
More meetings to follow! Watch this space!
The Children in Care Council celebrate achieving an ‘International Award’ ASDAN qualification earned from their voluntary overseas trip ‘Inside India’.
A fantastic year for the Children in Care Council at the Time2Shine Awards 2016 as they were announced WINNERS of ‘Community Action’!
Ofsted says the CiCC is ‘Dynamic & Determined’!
The CiCC have been commended on their hard work by Ofsted
‘The CiCC is a dynamic and determined group whose work is leading to changes for all children looked after.’ Read the full report here!
CiCC changed lives in India!
CiCC members volunteered in India! They have learnt how disadvantaged children in other countries and cultures differ between their own on this experience of learning, self discovery and personal development…
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