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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.

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Housing options protocol for care leavers: guidance for corporate parents
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1. Scottish Executive (2004) Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Scotland: Regulations and Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After by Local Authorities , Edinburgh

2. Scottish Government (2008) These Are Our Bairns: A guide for community planning partnerships on being a good corporate parent , Edinburgh

3. Scottish Government (2013) Staying Put Scotland:

4. Scottish Government (2008) These Are Our Bairns: A guide for community planning partnerships on being a good corporate parent , Edinburgh

5. Ibid, p.3

6. Scottish Government (2012) A guide to Getting it Right For Every Child , Edinburgh

7. Scottish Government website: Housing Options

8. Scottish Executive (1997) Scotland's Children: The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 Regulations and Guidance, Throughcare and Aftercare (Para. 12 - 14), p.108

9. Ibid. p.109

10. Scottish Executive (2004) Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Scotland: Regulations and Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After by Local Authorities, p.24

11. Ibid. p.24

12. Ibid. p.24

13. Scottish Executive (2005) Code of Guidance on Homelessness, Edinburgh

14. Scottish Government (2009) Prevention of Homelessness Guidance, Edinburgh

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

16. Scottish Government (July 2012) Children and Young People Bill , Edinburgh,

17. Scottish Government (October 2013) Staying Put Scotland: Guidance for Corporate Parents

18. See: Stein, M (2005) Resilience & Young People Leaving Care: Overcoming the Odds; Wade & Dixon (2006) Making a home, finding a job, Child & Family Social Work, 11,3,199-208

19. Stein, M (2005) Resilience & Young People Leaving Care: Overcoming the Odds

20. Hill, L, Duncalf, Z & McGhee, K (2013) Still Caring: Leaving Care in Scotland, CELCIS

21. Broad, B (2007) Care Leavers in Transition, de Montford University

22. ibid

23. Wade & Dixon (2006) Making a home, finding a job, Child & Family Social Work, 11,3,199-208,

24. Harris, J & Broad, B (2005) In My Own Time: Achieving Positive Outcomes for Young People Leaving Care, De Montford University, Children & Families Research Unit Monograph No.6, Leicester

25. Stein, M (2012) Young People Leaving Care & Baillie, T (2005) Young People Leaving Care and Homelessness Legislation

26. Baillie, T (2005) Young People Leaving Care and Homelessness Legislation, Practitioner Article, Barnardo's & Shelter Joint Publication

27. Stein, M (2012) Young People Leaving Care

28. Calculations made on the basis figures provided in: Scottish Government (July 2013) Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland 2012-13 (Statistics), Edinburgh; and, Scottish Government (2013) Children Social Work Statistics 2011-12, Edinburgh

29. Scottish Government (July 2013) Operation of the Homeless Persons Legislation in Scotland 2012-13 (Statistics), Edinburgh

30. Scottish Government (2013) Staying Put Scotland: Guidance for corporate parents

31. Articles 12 & 13: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)

32. Alliance of Youth Executive Officers and UNICEF (2009) Children and Young People: Participation in Decision Making

33. Guidance provided to CPP managers by the Assistant Commissioner for Scotland, Information Commissioner's Office ( ICO). Letter from the Scottish Government (08 April 2013) highlighting the ICO guidance.

34. Please note that the practice examples highlighted within this guidance, are not intended to be read as either prescriptive or exhaustive. They are provided to illustrate the Housing Options approach, as it relates to looked after young people and care leavers.

35. Scottish Government, Social Housing Allocations Practice Guide

36. Scottish Government (2013) Housing Support Duty to Homeless Households: Guidance for Local Authorities , Edinburgh

37. Scottish Government & COSLA (2009) Prevention of Homelessness Guidance, Edinburgh

38. Supporting Young People Leaving care in Scotland: Regulations & Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After by Local Authorities, Scottish Executive (2004)

39. Scottish Government (2012) Supported Accommodation Implementation Group: Final Report and Proposals , Edinburgh

40. The Debate Project: Conversations with Care Leavers

41. Equal Opportunities Commission: Barnardo's submission

42. These Are Our Bairns: Scottish Government (2008)

43. Children (Scotland) Act 1995, Regulations & Guidance, Scottish Government (1995)

44. http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/Bills/62233.aspx

45. Scottish Government (2013) Housing Support Duty to Homeless Households: Guidance for Local Authorities , Edinburgh


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