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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. 

Supported lodgings for care leavers


This is where you live with a family or single person, who will help you to develop the skills to live independently. This can be a stepping stone to prepare you for living on your own.

Who is it for?

Supported lodgings is for you if you are not ready to live on your own. You might be leaving care or private accommodation or in some cases you might come straight from your family.

How long will I stay in supported lodgings?

Placements usually last between 6 months to 18 months. The time is not fixed, it is based on your need. When you feel ready to move on, we can help you.

What can I expect?

You will:

  • have your own room
  • have use of all communal rooms
  • have use of appliances such as a washing machine
  • have a safe and secure place to live
  • get support from the person or people you live with

Who else will live in my supported lodgings placement?

This is different in each home. Some of our householders are single people and others are couples or families. There may be another young person alongside you.

The most important thing is that you will live in a safe and friendly home. 

Contact us
Young People's Service
03000 262 289
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