Momentum Made By You
Helping young adults leaving foster or residential care to achieve their full potential with exciting and sustainable employment opportunities.
Welcome to the Drive Forward Foundation.
Supporting care-experienced young people aged 16-26 in London to transition from care into a career.
What's the latest?
To close care leavers’ week, we make our boldest call to action: to make care experience the 10th protected characteristic. This is on the basis of the stigma, direct and
Why we can't sit still...
2000 young people leave the London care system, ill-equipped for the challenges that await them. They lack the skills, confidence and support to successfully manage their transition into adulthood and independence.
60% of young people experience homelessness within 6 moths of leaving care.
40% of care leavers are not in employment, education or training, so-called NEETs.
50% of care-experienced people suffer from mental ill-health.
Abuse & Neglect
60% of children going into care do so due to severe neglect and abuse.