Your Journey – Living Away From Home

Your Journey – Living Away From Home

Your Journey – Living Away From Home, is a guide written by the members of SiCC & SLCC to tell you everything you need to know about being in care.

You can download the Your Journey Guide here.

The Guide is divided up into sections to help you find what you are looking for.

  1. Hello from SiCC & SLCC! 
  2. Why are you living away from home? 
  3. Where are you going to live and who will look after you? 
  4. So what are the different types of places you could live?
  5. Your education.
  6. Seeing your family, friends and other important people.
  7. Who is going to make sure you’re okay, support you and make decisions about you?
  8. What can you expect whilst living away from home? 
  9. What do those words mean? In this section we have provided you with a list of words that you may hear but not know what they mean.
  10. The Councils promise to you – The Pledge.
  11. Useful contacts