It has been a busy year for EPIC, in 2012 our advocates supported 123 young people who
sought our support. EPIC’s 2012 advocacy report clearly flags young people want their voices
heard and respected. Most importantly EPIC’s experience clearly demonstrates that when
we listen to and trust the voice of young people in care we create a dynamic for positive
Young people articulated how being in care can be an unsettling and complicated experience.
Issues related to placement stability, aftercare planning, educational support and maintaining
meaningful relationships are central to achieving a nurturing care experience.
2012 has been a landmark year of change and development for EPIC. We saw the successful
completion of our Strategic Plan (2010 – 2012); this plan set ambitious targets for the
development of EPIC.
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