Children in care and care leavers

Find support for children in care and care leavers, children's accommodation services in Suffolk, and details of the Virtual School for Looked After Children.

The Source website gives information to children and young people who are in care or going into care.

Services for young people leaving care
Support for young people leaving the care of the local authority at the age of and after they've left care until they reach 25 years old.
Early intervention and prevention for children living in children homes
Introduction to Staying Close, which is a pilot project to develop the early intervention and prevention offer to children living in children homes in Suffolk.
Children's accommodation service
Find out about admissions to Suffolk County Council's children's homes.
Engagement Hub - Supporting children and young people to have their say
Championing the voices of children and young people in care and care leavers, advocacy support and Suffolk's Promise.
The Virtual School for children in care
The Suffolk Virtual School supports the educational progress of children in the care of Suffolk County Council.
Corporate Parenting
Collective responsibility of local authorities actively promoting the life chances of children in care and care leavers.
Looked after children placed by other local authorities in Suffolk
Details of services and facilities available to looked after children and young people placed in Suffolk