The Howard League | Going missing from residential care

Howard League for Penal reform briefing This is our story: Children and young people on criminalisation in residential care

Samantha (not her real name) talked about how she had regularly gone
missing from care and how it felt when no-one seemed to care why she was
running away.

A 19-year-old
care leaver wrote about her recent experiences of and views on going
missing from children’s homes here

The Howard League | Going missing from residential care

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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