Young People's Zone


We are so excited to announce that shortlisting has begun for Voices, our creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers. We've received hundreds of incredible entries and we'll let you know by 1 March if you've been shortlisted. 

Voices national writing competition

Our creative writing competition! Voices is for children in care and care leavers who are 25 or under. It celebrates creativity and talent and gives you a chance to tell people what you want to say and improves understanding of your experiences.

The theme for 2019's competition is 'Growing up' and winners will receive up to £100 in Love2Shop vouchers, books, and the opportunity to attend our amazing awards ceremony in London. Shortlisted entries are also showcased on a special app featuring writing from children in care.

Need inspiration?

Read our Voices 2019 judges writing tips here

Read our Voices 2018 winners and shortlisted entries here

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