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Young People

Moving out? Leaving school? Starting a job? We can help with that and more relating to transitioning out of care. You can find advice by browsing the different themes or by typing some key words into the search bar.

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Sexual and reproductive health

Sexual health is as important as our mental and physical health. Here you will find information and advice on sexual health and why it is important.

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Mental & Physical Health

What finances are you entitled to?

Knowing what financial support you are entitled to and what provisions you can apply for can be complicated and leave you feeling confused. Here you will find guidance to understand what help you may be entitled to, depending on your age and circumstances.

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Finances

Thinking of going to University?

Thinking about going to university and starting your university journey is an exciting time. It can also be a confusing time with all the information and options available to you. Whether you have just left school or college or you have been out of education for a while, there is a lot of support and resources out there to best help you make a decision.

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Education & Training

Why good relationships are important

We all experience relationships in all parts of our life, and this includes both our social and support network. Good relationships are essential and bring with them a lot of benefits, including improving our emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing.

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People That Matter To You

Practicalities of moving home

Considering moving into your own home and starting a new chapter in your life can be equally exciting and daunting. Whether you have lived on your own before or with others, this guide is to help make your first decision easier in terms of the steps you may have to take to achieve this goal. This guide is covering the approach to finding not just a house but a home to be able to make your own.

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Moving Home

Basics of finance and budgeting

Managing your money is important for everyone - regardless of financial circumstances. You do not need to be a financial expert to learn some basics of finance and budgeting. Taking control of our finances and learning better ways to manage your money will help you not only now but for future decisions.

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Finances

Your rights as a care experienced person

Looking to understand your rights better? Here you will find information on your rights as a care experienced young person.

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Rights & Justice

What is Throughcare and Aftercare?

If there is anything that is true, it is that the care system has many, many complicated words. Whether it is throughcare and aftercare or leaving care support – this guide gives you an overview of the kind of support you are entitled to during the transition out of care.

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Continuing & Aftercare

Your rights as a young person (under 18) – UNCRC

What is the UNCRC and how does it affect you? Here you can find some information and links to best understand your rights under the UNCRC.

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Rights & Justice

How to access financial support

Knowing how to access financial support is just as important as knowing what support is out there. Here you will find some advice and information on how to access the finances you are entitled to.

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Finances

How to apply for a job

Applying for jobs can be time-consuming and stressful. Fortunately, there is a lot of advice and support available to you to help you through this process and increase your chances of success.

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Work & Employment

Looking after your body & well-being

Taking care of your body is important for your physical and mental health. Here you will find information and advice on well-being and ways you can look after your body.

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Mental & Physical Health

Ways of taking care of your mental health

Whether you are looking for some tips for improving your mental health or you need advice on how to access professional help, this guide will offer some mental health advice and links to best support you. Mental health problems are common and affect everybody – regardless of background or circumstances.

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Mental & Physical Health

What is Continuing Care?

Has someone mentioned continuing care to you, or have you heard about it somewhere? This guide should give you an introduction to continuing care. Hopefully the information can help you understand if Continuing Care is for you.

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Continuing & Aftercare

Who you can turn to

Asking for support is difficult and it is difficult for everyone. When you have been in care, it can be a little bit harder to find people you trust, due to a variety of reasons. It is important that you know that there are people you can rely on. With the right support you will be able to identify who you can turn to when needed.

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People That Matter To You

An introduction to the Secure Care Standards

What is the Secure Care Standards and why do they matter? Here you will find some information on what they are, and what they mean for you.

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Rights & Justice

Thinking of going to college?

Considering going to college and starting a new chapter in your life can be equally exciting and daunting. Whether you have just left school or you have been out of education for a while you have lots of options and opportunities available to you.

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Education & Training

Other options to get ahead

Happiness and success can be found in many different ways. Sometimes it can seem like formal education is the only route, but that is not true. No route is automatically better than the other, the thing that matters most is that it fits you and your life. Here you will find some guidance and advice on other options that you may want to consider

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Education & Training

Exploring opportunities for employment

There is no one route to enter employment or to start a career. There are many opportunities and options available to you. Here you will find some advice and information on the steps you may want to consider.

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Work & Employment

Got your first job?

Congrats on job! Starting a job can be equally exciting and nerve-racking. Here you will find some helpful tips and advice….

Young People |
Work & Employment
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