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Support for looked after children

How we can help

An independent visitor is a volunteer who offers support and friendship to looked after children and young people with little or no family contact.


  • keep in touch with others who have a responsibility for you
  • listen to you and respect your confidence
  • ensure that your views are heard and considered
  • keep basic notes of each time we speak with you
  • help you with relationships

Contact us

Independent visitors
Telephone: (0345) 2000 109