Carla Hoof

Carla Hoof is a Service Manager within the Children’s Society’s innovative Disrupting Exploitation Programme, funded by the National Lottery. The programme combines intensive 1:1 support for victims of child exploitation and their parents with systems change work that innovates and redesigns systems that miss opportunities to disrupt exploitation and end the harm young people are experiencing. Carla has over 20 years' experience in an array of roles, ranging from supporting victims of sexual violence, mental health, safeguarding , supporting those not in education or employment, homelessness, prison family lead, youth justice, domestic abuse, care, youth work and worked alongside police colleagues with missing persons. Carla has more recently obtained the Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents, the Professional Certificate in Effective Practice in Youth Justice and is a qualified independent Return Interviewer for Missing Children, to build upon her academic background in Law and Psychology. Alongside her career, Carla also has lived experience of neurodiversity, having received adult diagnoses of both Autism and ADHD.

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