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The 16 Plus (looked after and after care) Team

Who do we work with?
Young People who were in care on their 16th Birthday and have been in looked after care for at least 13 weeks. In care means living in accommodation that has been arranged or agreed by social services.
The young person is referred to us, usually by their social worker.
Working in partnership with others as necessary, the team consists of Social Workers, Young Persons Advisers, Connexions workers, Housing workers, and Admin Support staff.
How do we help?
We offer advice and guidance including practical assistance and agree a Pathway Plan with the Young Person.
Help/Advice in relation to the following is given dependant on the young person’s individual needs:
  • Education
  • Work\Training
  • Housing
  • Health Issues
  • Groupwork
  • Leisure
  • Money
  • Transport
  • Family
  • Benefits (over 18s)