Care Leavers

Wales launches monthly £1,600 universal basic income payments for care leavers
Universal basic income

Wales launches monthly £1,600 universal basic income payments for care leavers

Care leavers in Wales are receiving their first unconditional monthly payment of £1,600 as part of a new pilot universal basic income trial.

Care leavers campaign for better support: ‘We don’t have a great start in life when we turn 18’
Social Justice

Care leavers campaign for better support: ‘We don’t have a great start in life when we turn 18’

The system isn’t set up to provide the essential support that care leavers need in their adult life. So a group of campaigners decided to come up with the policy reforms urgently required themselves

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot
Universal Basic Income

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot

It is reportedly the highest amount offered on a basic income scheme anywhere in the world.

The volunteers helping to make this a special Christmas for care leavers in their community
Christmas

The volunteers helping to make this a special Christmas for care leavers in their community

A third of care leavers lose their first home every year. We’re working to change that
Opinion

A third of care leavers lose their first home every year. We’re working to change that

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Care leavers ‘failed’ by broken residential home system
News

Care leavers ‘failed’ by broken residential home system

Peter Capaldi shares stories written by young care leavers during lockdown
TV

Peter Capaldi shares stories written by young care leavers during lockdown

Care leavers fundraiser to help extreme lockdown isolation smashes target
News

Care leavers fundraiser to help extreme lockdown isolation smashes target

Scotland will guarantee university places for care experienced people
News

Scotland will guarantee university places for care experienced people

Birmingham firms will offer jobs to 200 care leavers
News

Birmingham firms will offer jobs to 200 care leavers

Universities must make radical changes to help care leavers thrive, say MPs
News

Universities must make radical changes to help care leavers thrive, say MPs

This letting agency is giving young care leavers a hand-up with housing
News

This letting agency is giving young care leavers a hand-up with housing

Care leavers met with Jacqueline Wilson to debate the true reality of care
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Care leavers met with Jacqueline Wilson to debate the true reality of care

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