In a Nutshell...
The 2b HEARD Forum has been established since February 2014. It is a youth participation/consultation group for care experienced young people. It provides a platform for 12+ to have their views and opinions heard, as with Article 12 of UNCRC.
We work in partnership with the Corporate Parent Board, a multi agency group with 27 members the services and organisations that work with Care experienced children and young people. Including POLICE, St.Andrews Uni, employability, NHS, SDS, Education, Social work, family placement, Fife service, housing, Barnardos, WhoCares? Scotland......and 3 elected members.
We have 3 groups who meet weekly during term time across Fife
Monday: Cupar Youth Cafe: 4:30 -6:30 .
Wednesday: Tower House Centre, Dunfermline: 4:30 -6:30
Thursday: Argos Centre, KDY: 4:30 -6:30
2bHEARD provides an opportunity for care experienced young people to have their views listened and acted upon, but it also enables care experienced young people to meet friends, have fun, and build confidence.