Children in Care

We believe that all looked after children deserve the best experiences in life. From excellent care which promotes good health and educational attainment, to a wide range of opportunities to develop their talents and skills in order to have an enjoyable childhood and successful adult life.

Looked after children and young people service
Looked After Children in Gateshead.
Children's homes
There are a small number of young people who live in residential homes provided by Gateshead Council.
Education for looked after children
Raising the Educational Achievement of Looked After Children.
Independent visitors
Independent Visitors are adult volunteers who provide support to Looked After young people.
Care pledge
Our care pledge is Gateshead's promise to work with and for looked after children and care leavers.

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