Care leavers and young people

1. How do you currently accommodate care leavers/young people (16-24 years old) within your borough? Devon Care leavers who require support with accessing accommodation post 18 can – in addition to support from their Devon County Council Personal Advisor – … Continue reading

Care Leaver Demand

Please confirm:  1) The current Council demand for 16+ Care Leavers placements in Devon As at the end of November 2020 there were 73 current placements of this type. 2) The average weekly cost per person living in a group … Continue reading

Houses of Multiple Occupation

I would like to know: 1)Whether the council uses Houses of Multiple Occupation as accommodation for a) 16-18 year olds in the care of the local authority and b) care leavers aged 18+; Yes 2) The names of all semi-independent … Continue reading

Care Leavers

1. Have you published the Local Offer for Care Leavers in accordance with Section 2 of the Social Work Act 2017? Yes 2. Have you exempted Care Leavers from Council Tax? Yes but not all district councils have applied this … Continue reading

Children’s Supported Lodgings Providers

“Please can you provide a list of all ‘Semi Independent Care Home Providers’ used by young people aged between 16-21 approved for use by the Council, their full contact details and the amount spent with them.” We have interpreted this … Continue reading