Empowering Children In Care
We believe that every child deserves the chance to fulfil their potential and achieve the best!
whatever their background, whatever their path
Training & Extensive Support
For children in care
First Star programmes develop and implements a life skills curriculum to ensure children in care are prepared for adulthood.
Workshops focus on psycho-social, self-efficacy skills, and include topics such as budgeting, nutrition, healthy relationships, and substance abuse.
We provide a fulfilling and supportive environment appreciating collaboration and valuing diversity.
First Star partners with universities to deliver holistic programmes for children in care. Each Programme supports a cohort of 30 Scholars over a 4 year period. Starting with a summer residential at the end of year 9 onto 6 hours of monthly tutoring covering GCSEs, A-levels, life skills, leadership well being & employability
Young people in foster care have increased rates of trauma and struggle to form positive relationships.
They are continuously moved from schools and placements which drastically effects academic & social development.
Risk of Incarceration
Care experience people make up 40% of the adult prison population
Risk of Homelessness
25% of care leavers experience homelessness within the first 2 years of independence.