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Derby CityChildren's Social Care Procedures

6.7.6 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 2019/20

Standard Housing Benefit Claim Letter - Staying Put Arrangement

Standard Benefit Claim Letter - Young Person in Foster Care


Leaving Care and Transition Procedure


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 Good Practice Guide


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).