16+ Leaving care

The 16+ Leaving care team provides help and support to children and young people who have been looked after by our social services and are leaving care.

Who can use this service

Children and young people 16 or over living in the borough who meet the eligibility criteria for this service.

What does the service provide

The services provided vary according to the legal status of the young people involved but include the following core services:

  • a needs assessment;
  • a Pathway Plan (setting out goals and progress);
  • a Young Persons Advisor;
  • help with accommodation, maintenance, education goals and financial support for those in higher and further residential education who need vacation accommodation.
  • Leaving Care Centre that provides support groups and health, employment, training and life skills advice


    The team provides a service to care leavers, looked after children who are 16 years and over as well as to unaccompanied minors who are aged 16 years and under.

    Next steps

    If you want to find out more details about the 16+ leaving care team or are interested in receiving their support please contact them directly.  

  • 16+ Leaving care team

    Tel: 020 8313 4108

    Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH