Leeds Children's Rights Service is an independent rights and advocacy service for children, young people and care leavers looked after by Leeds Social Care.
We provide advocacy support for all looked after children, including disabled children, unaccompanied asylum seeking children, those in secure accommodation and those placed out of authority by Leeds.
Advocacy for Children In Need
The Leeds Children’s Rights Service may be able to offer support to children and young people (Age 5 – 18) where they are being supported by a Social Worker on a Child in Need plan in Leeds.
Advocacy in Child Protection
The Leeds Children’s Rights Service is able to offer Advocacy support for children and young people, aged 5 to 18 years old, in Leeds who are being supported by a Social Worker on a Child Protection Plan.
We provide advocacy for non looked after children and young people who have made an allegation against a professional and have LADO involvement.LADO ... If for any reason the young person's birth family is unable to support to the young person then we can offer advocacy in order to make sure that their statement is independently received and that their voice is represented at any meetings.
The service offers independent advocacy to young people transitioning from a Special Educational Needs statement to an Educational Health and Care Plan. We also advocate for young people who are unhappy with any aspect of their plan.
To provide information, advice and advocacy support to looked after children, children on child protection plans, child in need plans and young people’s plans. The service enables children to voice their views, wishes and feelings through the advocacy service and the Children in Care Council.
Barnardo's has been commissioned to deliver Advocacy, Independent Visitors and Mentoring for Blackburn with Darwen. The service will support children in care and care leavers to help them through key issues and ensure that their voices are heard.
Provide advocacy support if you are a child looked after or a care leaver from Wirral, you can request the support of an advocate up to the age of 24. You can have an advocate if you are living outside of Wirral or are in secure accommodation.
1. Advocacy to children who are Looked After by Coventry or Warwickshire LA, and also children who are Children in Need or homeless 16 and 17 year olds. We support children's participation at Looked After Reviews, Family Group Conferencing and Child Protection Conferences and other key decision making forums, including formal complaints to the LA.