18+ Care Leavers Service

The 18+ Care Leavers Service support young people, up to the age of 25, who are making the transition from leaving care into independence.

They will:

  • appoint a personal adviser to guide and support the young person
  • assess what support they need
  • prepare a Pathway Plan
  • give advice on education, employment and training options
  • support those in education to access funds such as a bursary
  • provide housing and accommodation support and guidance
  • offer help and support with finances and benefits.

Find out more

To find out more about the support they can provide, read An introduction to the 18+ Care Leavers Service (PDF, 1.5 MB).