Wood End Assessment Centre: Wigan’s secret imprisonment of children

Abuse in childhood is most evident in the internal life of the adult. Many of us went into the care system simply to be cared for only to find ourselves stuck in a kafkaesque nightmare at Wood End.   Read more [...]

The Lemn Sissay Phd Scholarship for Care Leavers.

The University of Huddersfield recognises the particular challenges young care leavers face in accessing higher education and is the only University in the country to provide a PhD scholarship specifically Read more [...]

Disappearing Files Abuse.

The scandal tearing through Britain about missing home office files on alleged child abuse rankles. It's happening to me.  Now NSPCC wants to make covering up chlid abuse,  by hiding files,  a crime.   Read more [...]

Film Premier of Mercy Mercy in London in National Adoption Week.

If there is one thing to do in National Adoption Week see this film  on Nov 6th at Ritzy Cinema in Brixton.  Get a group and go. Or go alone. Or with a loved one or friend. The fate of two families Read more [...]