A visit to: Kent Refugee Action Network

Kent Refugee Action Network (KRAN) works with young people aged 16-24 who have arrived in Kent alone and who are seeking asylum.  The organisation is based in Canterbury but works across the county, providing emotional, educational and practical support to young people who have often led very turbulent lives and who, on arriving in the […]

A visit to: Leap Confronting Conflict

Leap Confronting Conflict is a North London-based organisation which works alongside 11-25 year olds to help them better understand themselves and their relationship with conflict, and to use this improved understanding to make changes in their lives.  As well as working directly with young people, Leap offers training programmes for those who work with young […]

A visit to: The Drive Forward Foundation

The Drive Forward Foundation started in 2010 as a bespoke recruitment service for young people leaving care. However, from this work Drive Forward rapidly realised recruitment support on its own would not be sufficient to improve outcomes for care leavers. The Foundation therefore began to offer additional services, working as holistically as possible to provide […]

Carefree and Research in Practice release report on listening to care-experienced young people

One of the Listening Fund’s partners, Carefree, have released a report on what constitutes good listening practice.  Produced by Research in Practice, the report provides insight into what young people want from the organisations they work with, the impact of being heard, and how other organisations can replicate Carefree’s approach.  The report can be downloaded […]