* 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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