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Legal Update: Caring for refugee children

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  • Monday, September 28, 2015
Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the UK government's response to the refugee crisis and foster care provision for refugee children.

DfE places emergency limits on adoption support

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  • Thursday, October 6, 2016
The amount of money families with adopted children will be able to claim for therapeutic support is being capped with immediate effect due to unexpected levels of demand, the Department for Education (DfE) has said.

Scotland raises leaving care age to 21

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  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Young people in Scotland who are in residential care, foster care, or kinship care will be able to remain in their placement up until the age of 21 as a result of landmark legislation.

DfE announces increased funding for Staying Put

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  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Local authorities are set to receive a total of £22.2m this year to cover the cost of allowing young people to remain in foster care placements until their 21st birthday, it has been announced.