The Independent Children’s Homes Association Ltd

The Independent Children’s Homes Association Ltd is committed to the delivery of Exemplary Residential Child Care.

We are a member led organisation, driving excellence in residential childcare through innovation, collaboration & sector leadership

IMPORTANT NOTICE: BOOK YOUR PLACE ON THE ICHA CONFERENCE – 10 JUNE 2021

Conference - "Residential Child Care: starting to map the future"

ICHA Members can have four free places as part of their membership, subsequent places will be £20. Delegates joining ICHA prior to the event will have access to the free places. Non-members, including local authorities and unregulated 16+ providers (soon to be regulated), at the full fee of £70 per place (Plus VAT).

To book places, please follow this link: https://miceconciergeme.com/icha2021/registration/Site/Register

Programme:

Morning – the agenda for change
Chair – Peter Sandiford – CEO The Independent Children’s Homes Association

  1. Chair of Care Review – Josh MacAlister
  2. Children’s Commissioner – Dame Rachel de Souza
  3. DfE Director Children’s Social Care: Strategy and Practice - Sophie Langdale
  4. Expert by experience (Become) - person to be confirmed
  5. PANEL questions

LUNCH Break – Sponsor lounge

Afternoon – pointers to the future
Guest Chair – Harvey Gallagher – CEO National Association of Fostering Providers

  1. Lucy Butler - DCS West Sussex
  2. Liz Cooper - DCEO The Independent Children's Homes Association - The Sufficiency Enigma
  3. ICHA & NAFP & West Sussex – Our Vision - Working Together for the Future
  4. PANEL – final questions

Close 16.15

To book places: ICHA Registration Booking Site - ICHA's First Annual Conference (miceconciergeme.com)

Welcome to The Independent Children’s Homes Association Ltd (ICHA)

The Independent Children’s Homes Association Ltd is the voice of providers of registered children’s homes in England and Wales..

We are a ‘Not for Profit Limited by Guarantee Association’ representing providers of registered children’s homes.

We have a steadily increasing membership having grown from 183 in 2017 to currently-

  • 239 member organisations
  • 246 vacancies

Local Authorities with in-house children’s homes are welcomed as affiliate members.

To view important updates such as COVID information, please click here
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