This section looks at accommodation and support options for care leavers.
Care leavers must be provided with a pathway plan by their local authority, but different solutions will apply depending on different local resources and policies.
A local authority children's services must provide care leavers with advice, accommodation and support.
Local authorities have a statutory duty to ensure that all eligible and relevant care leavers are placed in suitable accommodation when leaving care.
Local authorities must consider 16 and 17 year old and 18 to 21 year old care leavers to be in priority need of housing.
Care leavers must be appropriately accommodated and supported.