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Dudley Council's Pledge to Me

The Dudley Pledge has been developed by Children in Care Council and is a set of promises to Dudley’s Looked After Children, young people and care experienced adults. It reflects what is important to those young people to ensure that they develop into resilient, achieving and happy adults who can make a positive contribution to society.

When a child goes into the care of Dudley, Dudley becomes their corporate parent. This means that we are responsible for making sure you have the best possible care and that you are kept safe, in the same way that any good parent would. The Corporate Parenting Board is a group that meets regularly to talk about issues for children and young people in care and tries to work out a way to support when issues arise.

The Corporate Parenting Board fully endorses the Pledge and our commitment to all children looked after in Dudley is as follows: