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Blogs/Web Pages/Articles

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John Fashanu

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Care Experience Conference

Care Experience Conference

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Find & Connect

Find & Connect

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More than our childhoods

More than our childhoods

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Life story books and later life letters

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Care Experienced History Month

Care Experienced History Month

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Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government's Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings.

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How Truman Capote Was Destroyed by His Own Masterpiece

Literary Hub (5)

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Children in care need long-term support, not punishment | David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya (Children in Care)

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Ploughshares at Emerson College

Kelly Amber

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Orphan Stories | Encyclopedia.com

Anon

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The Best Movies About Orphans

Anon

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CELCIS blog on superheroes from the care system

Charlotte Armitage

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Care leavers deserve to be seen for their talents

Lucy Barnes

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Success Stories and Sad Statistics??

Wayne Biffa

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Eleanor and George’s story – love at the Foundling Hospital

Janette Bright

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CELCIS Reach - article on the creative workshops run by Inspired Youth

CELCIS

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A Portrait Of Care (@aportraitofcare) • Instagram photos and videos

Rosie Canning

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I’ve Been In A Bad Mood

Chris Chmielewski

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Billy Connolly: ‘I’ve been scared my whole life’

Billy Connolly

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Charlie Chaplin and the story of care

Coram (Charlie Chaplin)

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Her name was Jean: International Women's Day 2021

Jamie Crabb

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Unbelievable review – grimly credible story of trauma, power and injustice

Hannah Daviies

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Care Collective Zine - Issue 1.pdf

Lys Eden

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Challenging the Over-Representation of Care Experienced Women in Prison

Fitzpatrick.C., Hunter. K

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The Children’s rights Movement and the Charity sector.

Sean Geoghegan

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Book Review: That Reminds Me

Barbara Grant

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Hannah's story

Carol Harris

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Examining Rita Mae Brown’s “Rubyfruit Jungle”

Anna J Haynes

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When Ishbel met Lucy

Bradt Holmes Guides et al.

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It was lonely growing up in care – but I felt even more isolated after I left | Fostering | The Guardian

Louise Hughes

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Almost half of children in care fear stigma

Louise Hunt

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A Conversation with Daniel Ingram-Brown

Daniel Ingram-Brown

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Jackie Kay on putting her adoption on stage – and getting a pay rise for her successor

Jackie Kay

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Blog: Stigma and the care experience

Denisha Killoh

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A Reflection on a long career in Social Work

Ruth Martin

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Tokyo Olympics: 'I just wanted a normal life' - Ireland's McFerran recalls childhood in foster care with BBC Sport NI's Nigel Ringland

Ayeisha McFerran

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DrDee-ThinkingOutLoud

Dee Michell

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Literary Hub

Liz Moore

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The 430 Books in Marilyn Monroe’s Library: How Many Have You Read?

Open Culture

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In defence of second chances

Kenneth Muray

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A Moment in Care

Emma Norry

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Neil Morrissey's rags to riches tale of growing up in Stoke-on-Trent care home

Hayley Parker

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I wasn't told why I was taken into care. For years I thought it was my fault

Kerrie Portman

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Drawing on Childhood: New exhibition examines why so many of our most cherished fictional heroes are orphans | The Independent

Etan Smallman

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‘12 Mighty Orphans’ film to premiere in Fort Worth, TX in 2020 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Stefan Stevenson

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Filming The One Percent

The One Percent

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The Untold Story of Queer Foster Families | The New Yorker

Michael Waters

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By Malik Al Nasir, as told to Ed Thomas

Rashida Yosufzai

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AOM (Australian Orphanage Museum)

AOM

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Child Migrant Trust

Child Migrant Trust

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Transfiguring Adoption

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Doctor Who: The Timeless Children or Dr Who was a foundling

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GOM Central

Elm Place

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A Conversation about Tracy Beaker...

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The Strange Myth of Romulus and Remus, The Founders of Rome

History Defined

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I left care at 15 and soon went to borstal. Young people can’t just be abandoned | David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya (Left care at 15)

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Searching for my slave roots

Malik Al Nasir

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10 Screwed Up Movie Orphans

Spout

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Lockdown Poetry

Amberleigh Care

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An open letter to Long Lost Family from an adoptee

Anon

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Orphans in Literature

Dave Astor

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Orphans | film by Pakula [1987]

Michael Barson

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John’s story – one of the first foundlings

Janette Bright

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Trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Determinism and Stigma...

Jack Brookes

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Nobody's Child by GJ Urquhart – Book Review. Leeds care home memoir.

Sandra Callard

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The PhD question…

Rosie Canning

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Movies

Christian Alliance for Orphans

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Mercy's story

Coram

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Coram in literature

Coram (Literature)

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Orphan's role in movie upsets adoption groups

David Crary

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A ladder to the stars: Ian Dickson’s reflections on 70 years of the care system

Ian Dickson

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A Hidden Intersectionality: Care Experience, Disability

Lys Eden; Jamie Crabb

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Whatever happened to the little girl who played Annie?

Lisa Flowers

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‘Trailblazer’ in the rights movement for children in care. Television Director, Screen writer.

Sean Geoghegan

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There's a lot of stigma': why do so few care leavers go to university? | Universities | The Guardian

Rachel Hall

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Theodore's story - Coram Story #realstoriesofcare

Carol Harris (Coram 2021)

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The Curious Fate of Care Leavers in Crime Fiction

Sarah Hilary

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How one stray dog changed my life forever

Ishbel Holmes

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Delma Hughes: I grew up in a world without parents

Delma Hughes

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Most Popular Orphan Girl Movies and TV Shows

IMDb

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Finding hope. An imperfect journey to growth and happiness

Leah Elizabeth

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I felt a strange grief when I found my birth mother': Jackie Kay on The Adoption Papers

Jackie Kay

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The Uses of Orphans

Alison Kinney

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Your Sexuality Is the Least Interesting Thing About You: Rita Mae Brown on RubyFruit Jungle's Rerelease

Llana Masad

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A Lesson in Motherhood

Paula McLain

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Real Life Super Heroes

Dee Michell

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I was one of Britain's last foundlings

Joanna Moorhead

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Comment: Is ‘lived experience’ a change-maker or ball and chain?

Kenny Murray

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My name is Kenny and I love animals

Kenny Murray

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How Being Privately Fostered In White Families Impacted These People's Lives And Identities

Ade Onibada

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Children in care are not just numbers: we must challenge the stigma

Jimmy Paul

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Neil Morrissey revisits his children's home roots

Raekha Prasad

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Author of ‘Hackney Child’ on absent parents, care homes, and Mother’s Day

Cachella Smith

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The Meaning of Maggie in Toni Morrison's 'Recitatif'

Catherine Sustana et al.

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Alan Turing (1912-1954) - noted Computer Scientist and Mathematician

Alan Turing

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Who We Are

Who Cares Scotland

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Create Foundation

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Orphans in fiction

British Library

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Libraries Tasmania

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Logan Steiner on Learning Life Lessons from Anne of Green Gables

Literary Hub (4)

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Stolen Generations Testimonies

Stolen Generations' Testimonies

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National Aged and Community Care Roundtable for Forgotten Australians

National Aged and Community Care Roundtable for Forgotten Australians

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The Wizardry of Boz

Literary Hub (3)

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I was a child in care. We needed love, not chemicals | David Akinsanya

David Akinsanya

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Gil Scott-Heron saved my life

Malik Al Nasir

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Films about orphans

Anon

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Category:Fictional orphans

Anon

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What is it really like being a Care Experienced Person?

Charlotte Armitage

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Lilian Bader: The First Black Woman to join the RAF

Lillian Bader

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Floella Benjamin (blog)

Floella Benjamin

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Mary's story

Janette Bright

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7 Novels about Orphans

Elizabeth Brooks

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Orphans & Care Experience in Literature

Rosie Canning

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Taking control of the narrative with my debut novel Careless

Kirsty Capes

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How 10 Orphans From eSwatini Helped Write A Prize-Winning Movie

Rachel Cohen

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Who was Thomas Coram?

Thomas Coram

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Henry Fielding, Tom Jones and care

Amy Cotterill

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Teenage Tales: Sneaking Looks In Sexy Books

Emily Danforth

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That Reminds Me by Derek Owusu review – a fresh and powerful debut

Michael Donkor

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Kirsty Capes | 'It’s important to have stories about the care experience that are positive' | The Bookseller

Charlotte Eyre

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The True Story Behind the Netflix Series 'Unbelievable'

Mahita Gajanan

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Robert Duvall and Martin Sheen to join Luke Wilson in upcoming Fort Worth film ’12 Mighty Orphans'

Michael Granberry

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John Brownlow's story

Carol Harris (Coram)

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Are care leavers really more likely to go to prison than university? – ExChange

Neil Harrison

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The life-changing power of a street dog named Lucy

Ishbel Holmes

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From the first admissions: How care has changed in 280 years

Carol Homden

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The Queen's Gambit is a striking study of female genius, and the drama of the year

Sarah Hughes

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A digital archive of care experienced people in fiction, on screen and in real life

IMO

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Marguerita Moorcroft obituary

Ruth Jampel

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Growing up in care

Áine Kelly

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Care leavers met with Jacqueline Wilson to debate the true reality of care

Eve Livingston

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12 Best Movies About Orphans

Biplab Mazumder

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Sugarcane London: ‘This is all comfort food’ – restaurant review

Tarell Mcintosh

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The Orphanage' ('Parwareshgah'): Film Review | Cannes 2019

Jordan Mintzer

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Orphans in Fiction - The British Library

John Mullan

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How damaging are stories of damage?

Kenny Murray

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Character Type: Orphan

Scott Myers

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How the Mainstream Media Sees Us

Shalita O’Neale

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Benjamin Perks: Blogsite

Benjamin Perks

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Nicky Campbell: "There was a life long whisper: 'my mother didn't want me'"

Georgia Shepheard

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On Killing Charles Dickens

Zadie Smith

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Bridgeman Blog

Bridgeman Team

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I wanted to write about a care system that didn’t care very much': Kit de Waal on My Name Is Leon

Kit de Waal

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Who Cares? Scotland project wins national campaign award

Who Cares Scotland

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