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Supporting young people leaving care

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed and constantly striving to improve outcomes for our young people who are leaving care, and to successfully fulfil our role as corporate parents to enable our young people to make a successful transition to independent living.

Care Leavers: Make Your Own Decision

Young People Leaving Care booklet

CLA Forum (Participation Group) 

Care leavers come together on a monthly basis to share their experiences of the looked after system and think of ways that the service could be improved. They are looking to hold a larger consultation event where the panel members hope to run activities throughout the day to get a wider view of how Social Services and other organisations are working with care leavers.

If you are interested, please contact your Personal Advisor or Social Worker for more details.

If you need any further information then you can contact your Personal Advisor or Social Worker.

Useful Contacts

Looked After Children's Team:
01685 724500

Merthyr Tydfil Family Centre:
01685 725018

Tydfil Training:
01685 371747

Bridges 2 Work:
01685 727099

Learning 4 Life:
02920 239585

Benefits Information Helpline:
0800 055 6688

Merthyr College:
01685 726006

Careers Wales:
0800 183 0283

14 - 19 Network:
01685 724645

Garth Newydd:
01685 379999

Safer Merthyr:
01685 352999

NYAS (children's advocacy service):
01685 353953

Housing Department:
01685 725000


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