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Your Life, Beyond Care

New for 2018:' Your Life, Beyond Care' survey of care leavers' view


Bright Spots is currently developing and piloting a new survey that focuses on the thoughts, feelings and experiences of care leavers.

The survey, Your Life, Beyond Care, is being developed using the same rigorous methodology as the Your Life, Your Care surveys for younger children, drawing on research and focus groups with care-experienced young people. The new survey will be ready to use by the end of January 2018.

It is based on our most recent literature review, published during National Care Leavers Week 2017, on care leavers’ views on their transition to adulthood.

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We are always looking to grow our programme. If you work for a local authority that might want to run Your Life, Your Care and/or Your Life Beyond Care, or to find out more about Bright Spots, please email us at

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