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The Independent Care Review needs to recommend better safeguards to protect care leavers from homelessness

It is well known that care leavers are more likely to experience homelessness but despite this, significant gaps in policy and practice to support these young people remain. As we eagerly await the final recommendations of the Independent Care Review, our new joint briefing based on practice from ourselves, New Horizon and Youth Legal has crucial insight from care leavers who have become homeless, as well as solutions for change. We hope that the Care Review, and the Government’s response to it, will take our findings and recommendations into account so that action is taken to ensure this issue is finally addressed. Continue reading
It is well known that care leavers are more likely to experience homelessness but despite this, significant gaps in policy and practice to support these young people remain. As we eagerly await the final recommendations of the Independent Care Review, our new joint briefing based on practice from ourselves, New Horizon and Youth Legal has crucial insight from care leavers who have become homeless, as well as solutions for change. We hope that the Care Review, and the Government’s response to it, will take our findings and recommendations into account so that action is taken to ensure this issue is finally addressed. Continue reading

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