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Statutory guidance - Applying corporate parenting principles to looked-after children and care leavers

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his guidance is about the role of local authorities and the application of corporate parenting principles as set out in section 1 of the Children and Social Work Act 2017. Local authorities must have regard to the seven needs identified in the Children and Social Work Act when exercising their functions in relation to looked-after children and care leavers

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Statutory guidance - Extending Personal Adviser support to all care leavers to age 25

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This statutory guidance from the Department for Education is primarily addressed to local authorities and their staff in England, who must have regard to this guidance when carrying out duties relating to care leavers. This draft guidance should be considered in conjunction with the existing Children Act 1989 guidance and regulations, Volume 3:

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Statutory Guidance - Local offer guidance Guidance for local authorities

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This guidance is about Section 2 of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 which requires each local authority to consult on and publish a local offer for its care leavers. The local offer should provide information about all the services and support that is available to care leavers from the local authority (see further information on partner

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Statutory Guidance - Prevention of homelessness and provision of accommodation for 16 and 17 year olds

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Prevention of homelessness and provision of accommodation for 16 and 17 year old young people who may be homeless and/or require accommodation. Guidance to children’s services authorities and local housing authorities about their duties under Part 3 of the Children Act 1989 and Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996 to secure or provide accommodation for homeless 16 and 17 year old young people

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Statutory Guidance - The Children of Looked After Children

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Outcomes, Experiences and Ensuring Meaningful Support to Young Parents In and Leaving Care

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Statutory guidance on the roles and responsibilities of the Director of Children’s Services and the Lead Member for Children’s Services

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This is statutory guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Education. Local authorities in England1 must have regard to it in relation to the appointment of the Director of Children’s Services (DCS) and the designation of the Lead Member for Children’s Services (LMCS).

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Staying Put Guidance Haringey Council

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Young people aged 18 are no longer legally in ‘Care’ and therefore fostering arrangements no longer apply. This Guidance sets out the arrangements needed should a carer and young person wish to seek to extend a placement beyond the young person’s 18th birthday and the conditions and criteria required for this to happen. This arrangement is referred to as Staying Put.

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Support for care leavers resource pack published by LGA

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This was published by the Local Government Association in 2017 and gives various case studies in respect of the upper tier councils and the Local Offer.

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Supporting care experienced parents in and leaving care Charter

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We would like all Local Authorities in the UK to adopt this charter. Please download and put forward to your Corporate Parenting. The Charter seeks to eliminate discrimination and automatic pre-birth assessements of care experienced parents.

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Supporting looked after children and care leavers in the Criminal Justice System

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Emergent themes and strategies for change. Dr Claire Fitzpatrick is Lecturer in Criminology at Lancaster University, Patrick Williams is Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University and Darren Coyne is Projects and Development Manager at The Care Leavers’ Association

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