It is essential that the final stages in the accommodation and support pathway towards viable, independent lives for young people are effective.
Local authority strategies are needed to:
A multi-agency, multi-disciplinary approach is fundamental to the strategy. This relies upon the coordination of different funding streams, statutory powers and regulatory provisions to deliver, often through a voluntary agency, a coherent and viable programme of relationships with landlords and support for young and inexperienced tenants.
See our pages on making it happen for practical advice and information on how to create effective routes towards independence for young people.