Corporate Parenting for young people in care: making the difference: Summary report of key findings

Jo Dixon, Jenny Lee

Research output: Other contribution


The summary report outlines the key findings from a three year Big Lottery funded study of Corporate Parenting for young people in and leaving care in 12 local authorities in England. Led by Catch 22's National Care Advisory Service and University of York researchers, the study looked at policy, practice, experiences and progress across all areas of young people's lives including education, health and wellbeing, accomodation, supprt networks and transition to adulthood and EET. Importantly, the study was conducted alongside care expereinced young people, who received training and support to work as peer researchers. The full report is published by Catch22 and is available via
Original languageEnglish
TypeSummary Report
Media of outputOnline and printed
Number of pages26
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2015


  • corporate parenting
  • peer research

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