Guidance

Staying Close funding: application guide

Guidance for local authorities applying for funding to support young people leaving care from children’s homes.

Applies to England

Documents

Details

This guidance is for local authorities that want to apply for funding to develop a Staying Close programme in their area.

Phase 3 of the funding launches on 27 January 2023 and closes on 22 February 2023.

Staying Close provides extra support for young people leaving care from children’s homes.

Documents include:

  • the application form
  • guidance on how to fill out the form and further information about the Staying Close model

These documents provide full details on:

  • eligibility
  • funding
  • how to apply
Published 27 January 2023