The types of support you might receive vary, depending on which type of care leaver you are.
Types of Care Leaver
These are links to the Coram Voice website, which explain what each type of Care Leaver is.
This table explains what support the different types of Care Leaver can expect.
|Type of Support||Eligible||Relevant||Former relevant||Former relevant (21 - 25)||Qualifying|
|An Assessment of your needs to help understand what advice, support is needed.||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Pathway plan and 6 monthly reviews (we review and update this with you regularly, including when your circumstances change)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes (if you have a PA and still receiving a Leaving Care service)||No|
|A Personal Adviser||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes (if your assessment tells us you need one)||Yes (if your assessment tells us need one|
|Financial support for day to day living||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Help with your education,|
training and employment
|Advice and guidance||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Regular visits and contact from your Personal Adviser (or re-establish contact with you)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes (if needed)||Yes (if needed)|
|Reviews of your pathway plan at least every 6 months. It will be chaired by your IRO whilst you remain looked after – then by either you, or your Personal Adviser after that.||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|An initial health assessment by a qualified medical|
practitioner, then a review health assessment every 12 month until you are 18
|Support for education and training (including financial support as agreed in your pathway plan)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|A setting up home allowance (SUHA) of up to £2,138 (usually when you are setting up on your own, and you are still in your final placement||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|A higher education bursary of £2,000, if in higher education (for a 3 year course)||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|A higher education bursary of £2,000, if in higher education (for a 3 year course)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|