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Former Relevant Child

1. Are you a Care Leaver? 2. Eligible Children 3. Relevant Children
4. Qualifying Children 5. Former Relevant 6. Homeless Young Person
7. Former UASC (Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child)

5. Are you a Former Relevant Child?

Former relevant child:

  • Has been in care for at least 13 weeks since their 14th birthday;
  • Are 18-21 or 21-25 but still in education;
  • Stayed in care until they were 18 or left care on or after their 16th birthday;
  • Were previously classed as a "Relevant Child" or "Eligible Child"


Children's Services MUST support you by:

  • Provide you with a Personal Advisor;
  • Review your Pathway Plan;
  • Help with expenses if linked to work, education or training;
  • Provide or pay for accommodation during university or college holidays (if you are studying away from home);
  • May help towards living expenses near work or education and training;
  • Give you a £2000 grant if you stay on for Higher education.


Children's services MIGHT support you by:

  • Contributing to post-graduate courses

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