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Local Offer for care leavers

Information about the support we have in Dorset for you as a care leaver.

We know it's a big step when you move out of care and start living on your own or with friends. Just because you're leaving care, or have already left care, we haven't stopped caring about you. We want to make sure you feel safe and supported and know where and who to go to for advice and help. 

We will work with local care leavers to make sure the services we offer are what you need. 

To get the support described in this section, you must have been in care for at least 13 weeks between the ages of 14 and 16 (including your 16th birthday), or for 13 weeks after your 16th birthday. 

Contact information

Contact the Care and Support 13-25 Team.

Health and wellbeing

Read more about Health and wellbeing
Keeping healthy and happy after leaving care.

Relationships

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Make friends and maintain relationships with family and friends.

Education, training and employment

Read more about Education, training and employment
Options for further education or training and help finding a job.

Money

Read more about Money
Information about how to get help managing your money.

Accommodation

Read more about Accommodation
Accommodation arrangements for care leavers.

Get involved

Read more about Get involved
Taking part in your community once you've left care.
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