Siblings Together aims to help young people in care initiate and continue to have contact with their siblings. We do this by helping them to develop strong family bonds and above all achieve an independent and positive place in society supported by their sibling relationships.
Siblings Together provide opportunities for planned, enjoyable, creative and high quality sibling contact, for children living in different care arrangements.
Our residential holiday camps and monthly activity days MADs are most suitable for children & young people aged 7-18 years, although occasionally older siblings are welcomed along to join in some activities, or to assist. All these activities and opportunities are supported by a large pool of committed volunteers who come from a range of different backgrounds but who all share the same enthusiasm for what Siblings Together does.
Our Creative Connections programmes are developed for a variety of age groups creating positive experiences for all children in care, not just sibling groups. These programmes include our Annual Young Writer's week held at the Arvon Foundation, film making at The Roundhouse, and drama weeks at The Young Vic Theatre and Questors Theatre. Some of our Creative Connections projects are specifically for 16-25 year olds who are in the careleaver's age group.
Through our work we also influence policy and practice on the issue of sibling family contact.