Signatories Sign-up

Play your part

Could your organisation provide additional support for those leaving care by signing up to the Care Leaver Covenant?

Covenant signatory engagement & sign-up process


Step 1

Talk to one of the Covenant engagement team to learn more about the Care Leaver Covenant and agree (in principle) to support the Care Leaver Covenant


Step 2

We will send you an online document called a Statement of Intent within 72 hours of your meeting/discussion. This document will require an electronic signature from the person responsible for signing up.


Step 3

Develop your specific offer(s) with guidance and support from the Covenant engagement team.


Step 4

We will send you the ‘Covenant Offers pro forma’ to complete formalising your company’s specific offer(s) to care leavers within 6 weeks.


Step 5

We will then validate of your offer(s)


Step 6

You will be recognised as an official Care Leaver Covenant Signatory! You will receive a digital badge to display on your website and a customised certificate bearing your organisation name/logo and the Department for Education with signature from the Minister for Children and Families.


Step 7

Now it is time to promote your specific offer(s) to care leaving teams and care leavers using our online app and other outlets.

Please note: the Care Leaver Covenant brokers care leaver opportunities and supports organisations to creatively consider how they might support care leavers.

The Care Leaver Covenant does not undertake applications, sifting, interviewing, selecting and matching activity on behalf of organisations as this forms part of your organisation’s offer.


Ready when you are

Drawing on the resourcefulness and imagination of your organisation and your working environment, you may have the potential to aid care leavers to move onto the next phase of their lives with greater success.

There are many different ways to play a positive part in a young care leaver’s progression and the nature of your organisation may help to define your offer.

For instance, it could be in the form of work experience, one-to-one mentoring, access to sport, education or technology etc. Gain inspiration from our current Covenant Signatories and their offers.


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If you’re ready to play a part in providing a care leaver with a greater chance of success, please contact us.

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