This web page is only an introduction and does not cover all the issues. For more detailed information on leaving care support for migrant young people, download the full fact sheet at the side and bottom of this page.
This page sets out the entitlement to leaving care support for migrant children and young people. For information on local authority care for migrant children, see our fact sheets on local authority support for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and Children in care with immigration issues.
For information on leaving care support generally, please see Coram Children’s Legal Centre’s Lawstuff webpage on this issue.
The Immigration Act 2016 proposed significant changes for care leavers who have not regularised their status. However, these provisions are not in force and there is no indication that they will in the near future.
What is leaving care support?
Removal of support
Download the full fact sheet