A care story is an innovative creative project that will harness the real experiences of children and young people in care in order to explore mental health and the impact of the care journey on well being.

A Care Story is a partnership project led by Inspired Youth in coproduction with Show Me That I Matter.

Young people will shape and inform a story written by Paolo Hewitt, the acclaimed author of “The Looked After Kid.” The story, which will explore mental health through creative writing, will form part of a powerful resource that tackles stigma aimed at children and young people in care.

Through a series of creative workshops young people will lead and shape every aspect of the work.

Funded by Joseph Rowntree Foundation York committee.