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Barking & Dagenham College
How we’ve come to collaborate with leading care leaver charities and other voluntary organisations across the country. Organisations that sign up to the Covenant make ‘offers’ of support relating to education, employment, training, housing, security, health, financial...
Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, in partnership with Haringey Young Adults Service, is offering a series of ‘independent living workshops’ to prepare care leavers for life as tenants. Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Since 2006, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has been the...
St Basils promotes best practice in leaving care and offers a range of services to help care leavers with accommodation, skills training, housing crisis management and personal-and-social development. Background St Basils is the largest agency in the West Midlands...
ENGIE contacted job centres, local schools & colleges in the Stockport area where we are working on Elisabeth Gardens to work collaboratively with Engie on a number of initiatives.
This film is brought to you by LifeSkills created with Barclays, in conjunction with City of Wolverhampton Children and Young People’s Service.
This is a short animation which depicts the care journey of our first Care Leaver Covenant ambassador. Told through Ryan’s eyes, this narrative charts his route through care, detailing some of his difficulties – the ups and downs, but also what it means to have a...
Pure Insight is a charity, working alongside leaving care teams in Stockport, Trafford and Cheshire East, to provide networking, mentoring, parental support, mental-health support, and a range of other support services for care leavers. BackgroundPure Insight was...
Partners Barnardo’s and Saint-Gobain, supported by Barking & Dagenham College and Phoenix Housing, are offering care leavers a ‘dry-lining’ traineeship programme to help fill skills gaps for construction employers. BackgroundBarnardo’s is the UK’s...
Kier is working with employers in its supply chain, local authorities and charities to provide training and work experience for care leavers, ex-offenders and other under-represented groups in order to fill local, construction-industry skills gaps across the country....
A partnership of 12 colleges and universities in West Yorkshire that offers enhanced support and various programmes to care leavers on their 'student journey' from school to higher education and into work. The PartnershipGo Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) is a regional...
Barking and Dagenham's College commitment to all care experienced students studying with them
Providing Care Leavers with additional and early support during the transition period including; a dedicated contact for support and advice during the application process, transition taster sessions, pre-entry access to Careers and Student Finance advice and guidance.
Providing Care Leavers with additional pastoral support throughout the student experience with named advisers in key services who offer information and one to one advice and guidance. These include Counselling and Wellbeing, Careers and Employability, Student Finance and Opportunities Support.
Giving Care leavers up to and including the age of 21, access to Free Breakfast, Free School Meals and Emergency Travel Support where required and eligible.
Provide named, dedicated Opportunities Support for LAC/Care Leavers who are able to provide one to one support, advice and guidance for Holistic issues impacting on College life and provide motivational dialogue to support individuals to achieve their full potential.
Providing Care leavers with access to named student Ambassadors and Mentors to assist their transition to Further Education and ensure their progress on course.
Providing Care Leavers with awareness, support and assistance in applying for the Higher Level Bursary with a reduced leniency on the College Attendance Policy from 90% to 75%.
Making Care leavers exempt from or providing additional financial support for assistance with Uniforms, Kit, Trips, Text Books, DBS fees and External Body registrations.
Giving Care Leavers employment opportunities through our real work environments, work experience, paid projects through ‘Aspire’, internships, traineeships and apprenticeships.
Providing care leavers with opportunities for personal development by guaranteeing places on our Princes rust and V Inspire programmes.
Providing emergency accommodation, clothing and funds for Care Leavers where there are concerns around Safeguarding or Homelessness.
Providing care leavers with opportunities to broaden their horizons/experience new things by encouraging them to access the comprehensive enrichment programme, organising trips, activity events etc.
We will publicise our commitments on our website, setting out how we will seek to put them into practice; and inviting feedback from care leavers on their impact.
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