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All I Would Have Asked

All I Would Have Asked …

Care experienced young people when talking about their experiences told us what they think is important when guardians engage with them.


  • Have a private conversation with me
  • If you are talking to me on the phone, don’t end the conversation quickly, I contacted you for a reason, have and make time for me
  • Make sure you can contact me
  • How do I contact you if I need to?
  • Treat me like a human being, not a commodity
  • Check in on me to see if I am ok
  • Make sure I have access to a phone
  • Make time for me, listen, hear what I have to say
  • Really listen, don’t just wait for your turn to speak…..
  • Don’t dilute my words
  • Hear and report what I say