England // August 13th 2019

“Grandmentors” for Care Leavers pilot scheme

by FosterTalk Admin on August 13th 2019

An article in the Guardian reports on the ‘grandmentor’ scheme which pairs up volunteers aged 50 and over with young care leavers in England to support them as they move to independent living. The scheme, organised by the charity Vounteering Matters working with local authorities, is running in eight locations and expects to match up to 500 care leavers with grandmentors in 2019.

 

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