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We continue to be here to support care leavers and there will always be someone you can contact to offer advice, help and support on 03000 262 271. 

Pathway Plan for care leavers


Your pathway plan sets out the support that you'll receive once you leave care.

What is a pathway plan?

Your pathway plan will help us meet your needs and help you move from care to living independently. The plan is unique to you, and it sets out how we will help you to achieve the things you want.

We'll prepare the plan with you and the important people in your life. Your plan will be written so that you understand it, and you can ask for changes to be made if you don't understand it. It will look at things like:

  • where you will live
  • education and training
  • support with money
  • support to develop relationships
  • life skills
  • support for your health needs, including mental health
  • support if you are finding it difficult living independently

Your plan will include actions and deadlines so that you know who will be doing what, and when.

When will I get a pathway plan?

We will make sure your pathway plan is in place for you by your 16th birthday. your social worker and your Young Person's Advisor (YPA) will support you with your pathway plan until you are 25.

Will my pathway plan change?

Your plan will be reviewed at least every six months to make sure that it is meeting your needs.   

Contact us
Young People's Service
03000 262 289
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