Annual Conference of the Centre for Research on Children and Families

SpeakOut: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Young People in Care Matter

Monday 26th June 2017

10am – 4:15pm (registration 9:30am)


The 2017 Annual Conference of the Centre for Research on Children and Families will be presenting findings from our ESRC funded ‘SpeakOut’ research on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBTQ) young people in care.   

The conference will report the findings and implications for practice from this study, and will be of particular interest to professionals working with LGBTQ young people in foster and residential care, and care leavers.

Speakers will include members of the research team, Professor Gillian Schofield and Dr Jeanette Cossar; and care-experienced young people who identify as LGBTQ.

Further information about the research can be found at


Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ

Venue Details

Woburn House is fully equipped providing a comfortable, fully accessible, environment for your meeting or event.  Located in the heart of London between Euston mainline and Russell Square underground stations on the picturesque Tavistock Square, your guests will have no problem getting to us.  Catering is our passion and we pride ourselves on providing innovative, outstanding catering from our in house kitchens.

Upon arrival

When you arrive at Woburn House, please ask at the reception for directions to your event or meeting. Our friendly receptionist will direct you to the correct meeting room or call the person you are meeting.


Woburn House is accessible for visitors with restricted mobility, including wheelchair users.

Meeting rooms located on upper floors are accessible via wheelchair-accessible lifts.

To park, use the Disabled Blue Batch bay on Endsleigh Street cornering Tavistock square. Further disabled parking is located 12 minutes away on Whitfield street. Please contact us for arranging assistance.


£75 including lunch and refreshments.

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Last Booking Date for this Event: 14th June 2017  


All enquries should be directed to: or telephone 01603 593554 / 01603 592068