Housing and support gap faced by vulnerable 16- and 17-year-olds without care status

Scarlett Cowling
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Local authorities have a duty to provide accommodation for children unable to live with family, but not all get the support they need, says Scarlett Cowling, 16+ specialist advocate at Coram Voice’s Always Heard service.

Some councils refuse to accommodate young people. Picture: Posed by model/Finwal89/Adobe Stock
Some councils refuse to accommodate young people. Picture: Posed by model/Finwal89/Adobe Stock

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