default Access to housing benefit and income support through second chance learning for care leavers, National Care Advisory Service, September 2011

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NCAS 11 Access to housing benefit & income support SEP 11.pdf

This abstract provides details of a policy briefing on care leavers' access to housing benefit and income support whilst in education.

document Claiming after care: Care leavers and the benefits system ABSTRACT, The Children's Society, August 2017

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CS 17 Claiming after care ABSTRACT AUG 17.docx

This abstract provides details of a report which provides further evidence of the financial difficulties faced by care leavers and shows how the benefits system is particularly tough for care leavers.

default Extending financial support for care leavers in higher education, National Care Advisory Service, September 2011

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NCAS 11 Extending financial support for care leavers in higher education SEP 11.pdf

This abstract details a policy briefing produced for the Department for Education regarding the financial support available to care leavers attending higher education.

pdf Know your rights, know your benefits, National Care Advisory Service, April 2014

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NCAS 14 Know your rights, know your benefits APR 14.pdf

This abstract provides details of a booklet to help young people understand all their entitlements and the benefit system.

document The cost of being care free: The impact of poor financial education and removal of support on care leavers ABSTRACT, The Children's Society, June 2016

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CS 16 The cost of being care free ABSTRACT JUN 16.docx

This abstract details research which found that large numbers of young people leaving care are having their benefits stopped, pushing many into debt and destitution.