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Shared Accommodation Rate for Care Leavers

created by Terry Galloway published on 11 September 2021

Housing allowances are very important for care leavers and we know that many care leavers do not let themselves be known to the benefits system as care leavers. However it is super important if you are a care leaver to let your Universal Credit work coach know.   Background

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Care Leaver Training Flat

Care Leaver Training Flat created by Cheryl published on 17 June 2021

It is hard to believe we started to look at having a training flat for our young people early in 2019.   Listening to what our care leavers were saying to us, it was clear there was a real need to give them the opportunity to experience the difficulties of living on their own. But to do this within a safe and a supported environment.  

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First 'Joint' Local Offer for Care Leavers in England

created by Terry Galloway published on 16 April 2021

We created the first joint Care Leaver offer in Nottinghamshire involving 8 councils. As we wrote the offer, over 400 people took part. We had so many meetings, conferences, working groups and presentations involving every department in every council.        

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