To mark 20 Years of NLCBF, we are asking member local authorities to plant a tree symbolising:
We would love to see groups of care experienced young people, leaving care professionals and corporate parents getting together across the country to plant their ‘Positivitree.’
We have worked with Timpsons to create a plaque for each ‘Positivitree’ which will mark the occasion of NLCBF’s 20th birthday and link to the local authority’s local offer. To find out how to go about planting a tree and getting a plaque, please Contact Us.
Find out which NLCBF Local Authority members have planted a tree so far here Positvitree Map – November 2023
Each local authority has a ‘Local Offer’ which outlines the support they offer to care experienced young people. While some parts of the local offer are prescribed by central government, much of the local offer is agreed locally which can lead to a ‘postcode lottery’ for care experienced young people. Local Offers should be easily accessible and reviewed regularly, involving care experienced young people in coproducing them.
Over the last year, we have consulted with care experienced young people and leaving care professionals about what’s important to them in their local offer? Here’s the top 3 Asks:
To read the Top 10 Asks – Click Here