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1. Some young people run away because they don’t like care. Why do you think young people run away from care?

2. What do you think would make care better so people would be less likely to run away?

3. What could social workers do to help prevent young people from running away or help them run away less often?

4. What could residential social workers or foster carers do to help prevent young people from running away or help them run away less often?

5. How do you think the police treat young people who run away and what could they do to help young people to stop running away or run away less often?

6. How do you think teachers and other school staff could do to stop young people from running away or to run away less often?

7. What do you think police, social workers or teachers should know to help them better support young people who are running away?

8. How old are you? Are you male or female?

  Male Female
10-12
13-15
16-18
18+

9. Please tell us how long you have been in care and whether you have run away from care.

10. Thank you for your help. Please let us know if you have anything else you would like to tell us - like other experiences or questions - fill in the comment box below.

If you have any questions about how we will use your answers, or for a copy of the report, please contact Ruby Peacock at ruby.peacock@childrenssociety.org.uk.

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