Surviving and thriving as a care leaver

In conversation with Kim Emenike BY NIKKI ADEBIYI, FOUNDER @BOUNCE BLACK, 25 October 2021

Read the interview with care leaver Kim at…


Read more about Kim’s journey in and beyond care in her interview with the BBC here.

Support resources for care leavers:

  • BECOME: The charity for children and young people in care
  • Propel: Resources for care leavers entering higher education

“When you’re going through something, you’re not the only one, so there’s always an organisation or a person that can help” – Check out @KimEmenike’s inspiring journey as a #CareLeaver in her interview with @iBounceBlack:

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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