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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We Can Be Heroes - Care Work - Anchor Hanover
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.

Ryan at Stamford Bridge
Care Leaver FAQ’s

A selection of frequently asked questions for care leavers regarding the CLC and how we can help.

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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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.

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Supporters FAQ’s

A selection of frequently asked questions regarding how your organisation can officially become involved in supporting the CLC.

Covenant Stories



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.

Tuckers Solicitors

Tuckers Solicitors

Understanding the legal system, from detention to court appearance, can be a challenge for care leavers and the individuals who work with them.

Severn Trent – Big Difference Scheme

Severn Trent – Big Difference Scheme

Severn Trent’s ‘Big Difference’ scheme tackles the challenge Care leavers face of paying a variety of utility bills for the first time, unaided.

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