Students with a Local Authority Care Background

4 Resources

  • HE Guide for Care Leavers A guide to HE providers in the UK and the support they can offer students with a care background.
  • Student Finance for Care Leavers A guide to student finance support for those with a care background. Please note, additional local financial support should be on offer too. This information can be found by contacting your local authority.
  • Skills Support for Care Leavers from BIS This booklet is a short guide to the many learning resources available to care leavers to gain new skills and open up new opportunities for work. It is designed to be useful for anyone helping a care leaver think about their future. It includes initial information on the support available and useful links to further information.
  • National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL) The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL) was established in June 2013 by higher education institutions and national organisations committed to the progression and support of Care Leavers in higher education. Working together NNECL aims to transform the progression of young people in or leaving care into and through further and higher education, by championing the continuous improvement of local practice, multi-agency partnerships and national collaboration.

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