Agenda item

Gaining Independence: Transforming Support and Housing for Southwark Looked After Children/Care Leavers and Young People at Risk of Homelessness Aged Over 16 years


Officers presented a report to committee that was being considered by cabinet 9 May 2017.


The following comments/questions were submitted in response to this strategy by the members of the committee:


·  How young people have been involved and the main things they have asked to be included in the strategy

·  Housing benefit/universal credit and impact of cap on the strategy

·  Importance of local accommodation for young people

·  Welcomed the creation of a high level document and queried how going to be monitored

·  Request for high level briefing

·  Importance of a document that is easy to read and understand; setting out certain standards

·  Tenancy and lower level mental health support. Include as part of commissioning process going forward.




That the report be noted.

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