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Looked After Child Limited

Children are not things to be molded but are people to be unfolded.

Looked After Children deserve a better outcome in life

Lets change the way Children Services operate, by offering a new approach to the care we provide to young people in the care system.

What is Looked After Child Limited

From the UK. this website shares Life Story Work, Blog Posts About Mental Health and Life Events Our Main Author is Li Jean-Luc Harris who founded the site as a brand. which spun of from his original blog where he used to write and publish his life stories. Although he wanted to build a central place that could offer advice for both Care Workers, but also Children In Care, and care leavers. As well as being able to share stories and create courses for looked after children.

But we are more then just that. Check out our Better Care Goal

Chronology / Life Story Work With Looked After Child

We Believe that every Story is Important, it not only reinforces the story that the Looked After Child has had. to show them how far they have come. but it also gives professionals so much information on how they can improve their work. you see; everyone works differently. one method dose not work for everyone so its important that we adapt and work with different methods. essentially growing a toolkit that can work for everyone

Looked After Child Life Stories

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Coming out gay 4 times! – My Journey Escaping The Closet

By |August 1, 2019|Bullying Story, Foster Care Story, Gay Story, Life Story, Real Stories, School Story, Social Services Story, story|

Coming Out Gay 4 times! Quick Overview. Being Gay In Modern Society seems to get more tolerable in the united kingdom at least. Although this doesn't mean it's hard for the individual to escape and having to hide their true selves. In this story, I speak about the 4 times I had to come out of the closet. I know at this point you're all confused. But hang in there, read on to see My Journey Escaping The Closet. When do people discover their sexuality? it really depends. For me, it was 10, my partner later on in life when [...]

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My Second Foster Care Placement With Carol And John

By |May 4, 2019|Foster Care Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, School Story, Social Services Story, story|

Li Jean-Luc Harris shares his story about Fostering And Foster Care, during one of the most important times of my life. I Was A Complicated Child, Mental Health In Foster Care Placements

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Broke my collarbone Aged 10 | Life Stories 005

By |September 8, 2018|Foster Care Story, Injury Story, Life Story, Real Stories, School Story, Social Services Story, story|

I Broke my collarbone Aged 10 and funny enough the only time to date that I’ve broken/fractured a bone. I was a cocky got the night before I was trampolining and was doing front flips etc with no issues at all The day after I was going to school, and I said to my Foster Carer Sally, I had never broken a bone. But whilst in school, I was sprinting and my arm clicked. the next thing I know is I had massive sharp pain going through my body. And I couldn’t walk or breathe because of the pain and [...]

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New Direction. New Career. But why? and how? – From Technology to Carer

By |July 10, 2020|Employment Story, Life Story, Real Stories, story|

New Direction. New Career.  after dedicating a good 10 Years into computing and technology. last year November of 2019 I started to realize I had lost my love for what once was a passion. don't get me wrong I still love technology but not on the level I did... the company I work for needed some extra help over Christmas. so I took an opportunity to do some extra Bank - Waking Night shifts as a therapeutic  Practitioner. with hardly any training/knowledge but plenty of personal experience, I spent the first few nights studying my service users care plans. (if [...]

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i am a product of generational trauma

By |July 2, 2022|Adolescence development Story, Child Development Story, Generational trauma, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, story|

but I was determined to break the cycle of generational trauma As soon as I was placed into my second foster care placement. I had to readjust to life as everything  I had thought to be in a "normal" family was challenged. my second foster carers did an amazing job of showing me how a family should function and that constant chaotic situations and violence was not normal.

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how matthew turner and kenny cole tricked me into subletting

By |July 17, 2019|Blog, Drug Addiction Story, Homeless Story, Involved in criminal activity Story, Life Story, Real Stories, story|

The Outline Of The Story and how i was tricked into subletting my mum and her partner at the time Matthew Turner where on bad books at the time but they where living apart. my sister kera had just abandoned her flat in a very untidey fashion and me and mat was living there in order to keep it clean and  restore it to the condition it once was in. (This was not to far before i was made homeless. and i was also in early stages of addiction to legal highs) eventually time came up on us and as [...]

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My Life Stories 002| A Medicated Mess

By |August 22, 2018|Addiction Story, Adhd Story, Child Development Story, Foster Care Story, Insomnia Story, Life Story, Medication Story, Real Stories, Social Services Story, story|

Sadly, a lot of my life I’ve spent medicated both legally and illegally to calm me down or blank my brain to save my head from wandering. Causing me to become a medicated mess, this prompted me to make quite a few bad and silly choices in my life. including drug addictions to Legal Highs The Story It all started when I was Five Years Old my school referred me to a service called CAMS (Child and Adolescence Mental Health Services) this was initially as they suspected I was suffering from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder) ADHD Image Copied From [...]

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Covid19| The 2020 Lockdown – am i mad yet?

By |September 30, 2020|Life Story, Mental Health Stories, story|

COVID19 has changed all of our lives, from being locked in. and having our freedom temporary stripped away. how has the big 2020 lockdown changed your life? - what have you learned about yourself? - and is your life quite how you thought it was before. My Life During COVID19 In This Section, I will explain what has changed in my life during the 2020 COVID19 Outbreak. from personal relationships to work and impulsive £1,000 Fish Tank Investments, £200 on herbs and spices (for cooking! xD )  :whoopsie: if your anything like me.... then your probably thinking snap!. this year [...]

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3 years working with independence-development Ltd. (IDL)

By |April 2, 2021|Employment Story, Life Story, story|

I was desperate for a new job, and I had past ties with Independence-Development Ltd. (IDL) I first started working for Independence-Development Ltd (IDL) back in August 2017 when I was still stock-taking for OCS I had been desperately working every shift I could get but I still could not make Ends meet no matter how hard I tried. I remember calling up the director (we had past ties) and literally begging him for a job on the way back from one of my OCS shifts. “I would do anything, as long as I have a stable income. I would [...]

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Working For Alpha Core International | My Life Stories

By |February 15, 2019|Employment Story, Life Story, story|

Whist I was homeless, I was approached by two of my mum's friends who had started an all one Business Support Services. He was looking for someone to help them with IT, and an apprentice in project management. I first met them in their offices. I was still homeless at this point, but that didn't put them off. I told them my ambitions, my skills and they saw value in me. But at that point in time, I was not capable of joining. I was promised that once I had cleaned myself up and was no longer homeless and on [...]

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The Breakdown Of My Second Foster Care Placement

By |November 2, 2021|Foster Care Story, Life Story, Mental Health Stories, Real Stories, Social Services Story, story|

Introduction to The Breakdown Of My Second Foster Care Placement Hi, to those of you who've not ready the first and second post, these will explain how I got to this stage. And how the second placement was so important to me. There is also a pre-foster care post. Going into Foster Care Aged 9 | My Life Stories 007 My First Foster Placement | My Life Stories My Second Foster Care Placement With Carol And John So this is quite an exciting post but one that's not been updated on since 2019. The Breakdown Of My Second Foster Care [...]

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7 Years ago today, i was sectioned under the mental health act. aged 15. – My Life Stories.

By |May 1, 2019|Life Story, Mental Health Stories, story|

Every year on may 1st I take the time to remember the trauma and pain I went through on this day. i was placed into a mental health hospital. - 7 years ago today The Process of being put into the hospital can be read here. And there were so many emotions going through my head and questions to be asked. When being admitted my life was at an all-time low. I just came out as gay had mixed responses, was trying to help support friends also suffering from mental health. as well as dealing with my demons. I was [...]

Knowledge Base

We’ve been building a guide for Professionals and care leavers this guide is to help educate and teach people who are in care or are going into care. parents of children in care, and care workers

Better Care Goal

Check out our approach to a better Care System (Focused towards Residential Settings)

Lets End Negative Statistics For Care Leavers

Children in care have had a rough enough start to life already with odds that are set against them, lets make sure they have the best chance at life! and put an end to negative statistics.

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