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Previously Looked-After Children

Support and advice for previously looked-after children's parents, guardians and schools

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Young Minds offers immediate help and advice in an emergency.

Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. 

  • If you need urgent help text YM to 85258
  • All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors
  • Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Healthy Young Minds has a useful list of apps, see below.

Coram Voice has an advocacy service for any previously looked-after child with a social worker. You can contact them on their website, by phone or email:


T: 0808 800 5792