Talk these options through with your social worker to see what's best for you.
You can stay with your carers until you're 18.
Staying put - if you're still in education or have particular needs, you might be able to stay after you turn 18, but you'll need to pay some rent from your income or housing benefit.
You can stay in your children's home until you're 18, if everyone agrees it's the best option for you.
Supported lodgings is available from the age of 16 up to 21, if everyone agrees it's the best option for you.
It's like foster care, but with more independence. You’d be living in a family home, but there'd be a focus on making you more independent, e.g. cooking your own meals and managing your own money.
If you're 18 or over, you'll need to pay some rent from your income or housing benefit.
Also known as a "foyer". You'd be living on your own or sharing with other young people.
If you're 16–17, we'll pay your rent. After 18, you’ll be responsible for paying the rent.
Supported accommodation schemes:
You can stay in this single or shared accommodation until you're 18.
It's only available through us and we pay the costs.
The accommodation comes with extra support hours each week, to help develop your independent living skills.