Stronger safeguards ‘could reduce care leavers’ risk of homelessness’

The government needs to address rising numbers of young care leavers becoming homeless by introducing a series of stronger safeguards, a report warns. A joint briefing published by Just for Kids Law together...

Leicestershire Cares – Taking our Universal Credit policy asks to London!

In recent months, we have been working with three of our care experienced young people on a national project which aims to improve welfare support for care leavers. Led by Learning and Work Institute, this...

Basic income pilot scheme for care leavers to be trialled in Wales

All young people leaving care in Wales at the age of 18 are to be offered the chance to take part in a basic income pilot scheme under which they will receive £1,600 a month for up to two years. The money will...

Category - Leaving Care

Care leavers

What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care has published an analysis of the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve outcomes for young people transitioning into adult living arrangements. A review of 15...