Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: Children, young people and families

We continue to update the guidance on managing direct payments during the pandemic.

This is for those who:

  • manage their own direct payments
  • have support from Purple, the company we currently use, to manage their direct payments
  • manage direct payments on behalf of someone else

Read COVID-19: direct payments for children frequently asked questions (PDF, 462KB)

Leaving care

If you're leaving care, you can find advice about money, housing, jobs and education on the Children in Care Council website.

Local Offer for care leavers

You can find detailed guidance in our Local Offer for care leavers (PDF 1 MB).

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