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Children in care council

Are you aged between 8 and 16 and in care?

Do you want to have fun, meet other children and young people and make a difference?

If you want to get involved - join the Children in Care Council!

The CiCC is a youth club which meets every month at the Kempston Youth Centre, Hillgrounds Road, Kempston, MK42 8QP.

You'll take part in fun activities, find out what other children and young people think and make changes to improve the lives of children and young people in care.

Food is provided and transport is available if needed.

What will you do?

  • Meet new people.make new friends with other children and young people who are in care and learn new skills.
  • Have fun. Take part in lots of activities, trips, visits and residential stays like: 
    • going to the zoo
    • arts and crafts
    • sports
    • cooking
    • going to the cinema
    • climbing
  • Have your say. Share your views, experiences and ideas and help us make things better for children and young people in care.
  • Ask questions. Meet managers and workers, ask lots of questions and find out what they do for you.
  • Help others. Make a difference to the lives of children and young people in care and help us arrange and organise events like the LAC Awards and our activities.

The Children in Care Council (CiCC) aims to improve the lives of children and young people in the care of Bedford Borough Council by campaigning on their behalf, creating projects and events for them and by working together with Bedford Borough Council and the Corporate Parenting Partnership Group.

8 to 12 year olds - come to CiCC Junior

Please come at 5pm to 6:30pm to any or all of the upcoming groups:

  • Wednesday 26 September 2018
  • Wednesday 24 October 2018
  • Wednesday 21 November 2018
  • Wednesday 19 December 2018

You can download further information about the Children in Care Council here (PDF)

13 to 16 year olds - come to CiCC Senior

Please come at 7pm to 8:30pm to any or all of the upcoming groups:

  • Wednesday 26 September 2018
  • Wednesday 24 October 2018
  • Wednesday 21 November 2018
  • Wednesday 19 December 2018

Download further information about CICC Senior here (PDF)

We hope to see you there!

Hayley, Emily & Matt – Engagement and Development team, Children's Services

Get involved and have your say

If you want to find out more or to get involved please:

Call us on 01234 718440

Email us at CICC@bedford.gov.uk

Use the Get Involved online form below

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Together we will create a strong voice for children and young people in care.

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