Section 17 support for migrant families

This page provides some information on local authority support for migrant families. This includes what section 17 support is, eligibility for support, child in need assessments and challenging a refusal or withdrawal of support.

Working and volunteering for young refugees and migrants

This page provides some information on the right to work, volunteer and National Insurance Numbers for young people with immigration issues. This covers those with  and without a right to work, demonstrating eligibility to work, volunteering, vocational training and obtaining a National Insurance number.

Stateless children

This page provides information on what statelessness is and which children may be able to apply for leave to remain in the UK because they are stateless.

Immigration guidance for teachers

Every child has the right to compulsory education, and the right to be in school. Immigration status does not affect this. The guidance on this page was put together as part of the ‘Belonging’ schools toolkit, designed by Coram Life Education and young people from Coram’s Young Citizens programme.