Local authority support for asylum-seeking children (UASC)

This page lays out the support owed to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) from local authorities, gives up-to-date information on the national transfer scheme and outlines the processes by which to challenge the support given or withheld.







The National Referral Mechanism

This page outlines the structure and purpose of the National Referral Mechanism: the framework through which potential victims of trafficking in the UK are identified, so that they can be supported and protected.


Immigration and child trafficking

This page explains the interplay between trafficking and immigration status, and is one of a series of fact sheets about child trafficking.