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Care Leavers Week 2020

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Care Leavers’ Week 2020

To celebrate Care Leavers’ Week 2020 (26 – 30 October), VOYPIC is hosting a series of events and activities for young people leaving care. Activities include:

Monday 26 October – BE MORE ACTIVTE – an online fitness workout, available on our Facebook and Instagram page from 10am.

Tuesday 27 October – CONNECT AND COOK – a live cook-along with Fee & Dave. Email fiona.morrison@voypic.org for all the info and to join in.

Wednesday 28 October – GET THE INFO – three online workshops for care leavers focusing on housing (6pm – 6.30pm, mental health (6.30pm – 7pm) and money matters (7pm – 7.30pm). Email roisin.mccomb@voypic for all the info and to join in.

Thursday 29 October – ACTS OF KINDNESS – we’re challenging you to do a random act of kindness today, to brighten someone’s day. Share your acts of kindness on our social media or email info@voypic.org

Friday 30 October – RELAX & CHILL – join us on our Facebook and Instagram pages from 11am for some relaxation exercises and an end of the week wind down.

If you want more info on any of these activities, email info@voypic.org or call 028 9024 4888.

Throughout the week we’ll also be posting quotes from our upcoming report on the experiences of young people leaving care during the Covid-19 pandemic. This research, carried out in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast, gathered the experiences of young people earlier this year, and will help us better understand how to support them in the future.

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