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What type of Care Leaver am I?

1. Are you a Care Leaver? 2. Leaving Care Worker 3. Corporate Parenting
4. Pathway Plan 5. Compliment and Complaints  

1. Are you a care leaver?

Children's Services have to offer you support to help you live on your own, but the support you will get depends on what "type" of care leaver you are. 

There are 5 types:

Each type of care leaver gets different levels of support.  We know this can be complicated, so to make things easier, answer the questions below:

 

I am 16-17 years old and have been in care

Have you been in care for more than 13 weeks since you were 14 (even if not continuous)?

Yes .......... You are a Qualified Care Leaver
No .......... Are you still in care?

 

I am 18 years plus and have been in care

Have you been in care for more than 13 weeks since you were 14 (even if not continuous)?

Yes .......... You are a Qualified Care Leaver
No .......... Are you over the age of 21?

 


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