What can I do in my spare time?

As a care leaver, you can enjoy free swimming at Everyone Active swimming pools. If you are interested in peer mentoring Barnardo’s can support you to find a suitable volunteering opportunity.

Speak to your Personal Advisor about how you can contact these services How will I stay in touch with my family and friends?

Bristol City Council has Care Leaver Ambassador whose role it is to ensure that we listen to your views. . Contact details

Barnardo’s has a care leavers participation service which will support you to take part and get your voice heard. To find out more call/text is 07799 418308 or email liz.small@barnardos.org.uk

If you are under 18, you can contact your Independent Reviewing Officer or get support from Reconstruct to advocate on your behalf.

Complaints – complaint s process How do I find out more about my past? You may be able to learn more about your past and your family by asking to see your records. Speak to your personal advisor to learn more about how you can do this.