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Housing options protocol for care leavers: guidance for corporate parents

Published: 22 Oct 2013
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781782569893

Guidance for local authorities and their community planning partners on improving housing and accommodation outcomes for care leavers.

45 page PDF

751.6kB

45 page PDF

751.6kB

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Housing options protocol for care leavers: guidance for corporate parents
Further Reading

45 page PDF

751.6kB

Further Reading

Young Peoples Homeless Pathways (Mayock, Carr & O'Sullivan 2008)

http://www.tcd.ie/childrensresearchcentre/assets/pdf/Publications/Homeless_Pathways.pdf

Young People Leaving Care: Supporting Pathways to Adulthood (Mike Stein, 2012)

http://www.psychotherapy.com.au/shop/book-store/children-and-adolescents/c-a-child-protection/young-people-leaving-care.html

Leaving Care: Throughcare & Aftercare in Scotland (Dixon & Stein 2005))

http://php.york.ac.uk/inst/spru/pubs/103/

Young Peoples Transitions from Care To Adulthood: International research & practice: (Stein & Munro eds. 2008) http://php.york.ac.uk/inst/spru/pubs/145/

Making Not Breaking: Findings and Recommendations of the Care Inquiry (2013)

http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/sites/default/files/files/Care%20Inquiry%20-%20Full%20Report%20April%202013.pdf

Housing Support Duty to Those Found to Be Homeless or Threatened With Homelessness (Scottish Govt 2013)

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/0042/00423606.pdf

Resilience & Young People Leaving Care: Overcoming The Odds (Mike Stein 2005)

http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/185935369x.pdf

Access All Areas Report (National Care Advisory Service 2012)

http://www.catch-22.org.uk/Files/Access-all-Areas.pdf?id=80522775-6a97-4332-a5d1-a03600a26f8e

Children (Scotland) Act 1995

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1995/36/contents

Sweet 16: The Age of Leaving Care in Scotland ( SCCYP, 2008)

http://www.sccyp.org.uk/uploaded_docs/leaving%20care%20young%20persons%20for%20web%20200803.pdf

Still Caring: Supporting Care Leavers in Scotland (Duncalf, Hill & McGhee 2013) http://www.celcis.org/resources/entry/still_caring_supporting_care_leavers_in_scotland

These Are Our Bairns (Scottish Government 2008) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/236882/0064989.pdf

Listen Up: Adult Care Leavers Speak Out (Duncalf, 2010)

http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/27410/

Staying Put: DfE, DWP & HMRC Guidance ( HM Govt 2013)

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-put-arrangements-for-care-leavers-aged-18-years-and-above

CELCIS, Submission to the Equal Opportunities Committee (2012)

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_EqualOpportunitiesCommittee/Inquiries/CELCIS_SUBMISSION.pdf

Statistical Briefing on Care Leavers 2010-11, National Care Advisory Service

http://resources.leavingcare.org/uploads/e7186fad64003f1f923d30a80243e38f.pdf

Transitions to Independence, National Care Advisory Service

http://www.rip.org.uk/files/prompts/p5/NCAS%20transitions%20to%20independence%202008.pdf

Guide to the Equality Act 2010 ( UK), Equality and Human Rights Commission

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/EqualityAct/service_users_healthcare_and_social_care.pdf

In easy read for service users:

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/EqualityAct/equality_act_2010_services_easyread.pdf

The UK Government Equalities Office also has useful guidance about the Act outlining key changes:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/equality-act-guidance

For voluntary and community sector:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/85028/vcs-service-providers.pdf

For the public sector

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/85021/public-sector.pdf

The Office for Disability Issues has also produced guidance about the Equality Act 2010 in particular focusing on what constitutes a disability and should be covered under the Act. Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability ( ODI 2010) can be found here: http://odi.dwp.gov.uk/docs/wor/new/ea-guide.pdf

www.lgbtyouth.org.uk - a source for advice about service provision for lesbian, gay and bi-sexual young people.


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