The Care Leaver Covenant is a national inclusion programme that supports care leavers aged 16-25 to live independently.

For Care Leavers

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Opportunities

Search through exclusive opportunities including careers, mentoring, discounts and more.

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Working in Social Care

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life? Then working in social care could be the right choice for you.

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Connects Sign-up

Connects is a tool exclusively run for care leavers to stay informed with all that the Covenant has to offer.

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Football Family

Many top UK clubs have pledged their support. From free fitness sessions, mentoring and more.

Support the Covenant

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Companies & Charities
Play your part! Could your organisation provide additional support for those leaving care by signing up to the CLC?
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Sign the ‘Employer Charter’

Become a signatory of the Covenant by signing up to the Care Leaver Friendly Employer Charter to support care leavers in your workplace.

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Local Authorities

We would encourage all local authorities to adopt our strategy to support their care leavers in the best way possible.

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Education Institutions

Close collaboration with the education sector is integral to the success of the covenant and can be transformative for care leavers.

Covenant Stories

LifeSkills

LifeSkills

LifeSkills were an early signatory of the Covenant in 2018 and have committed to supporting care leavers.

Metro Bank

Metro Bank

Through careful procedural work Metro Bank have developed a bespoke account opening process for care leavers.

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