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DerbyChildren's Social Care Procedures Manual

6.7.7 Staying Put Policy

A Staying Put arrangement is where a young person who has been living in foster care remains in the former foster home after the age of 18. 

Derby Staying Put Policy 2016

Standard Housing Benefit Claim Letter - Staying Put Arrangement

Standard Benefit Claim Letter - Young Person in Foster Care

RELATED PROCEDURE

Leaving Care and Transition Procedure

RELATED GUIDANCE

Staying Put - Arrangements for Care Leavers Aged 18 and Above to Stay on With Their Former Foster Carers - Government Guidance issued by the DfE, DWP and HMRC (2013)

Staying Put: What Does it Mean for You? (Catch 22 National Care Advisory Service)

Staying Put Good Practice Guide

AMENDMENT

This chapter was updated in January 2017, when a link to the revised Derby City Staying Put Policy (2016) was added (see above). A link has also been added to a guide for young people who are in care or who have left care which has been written by the Catch 22 National Care Advisory Service (see above).