Who are 'children in care'? 'Children in care' are the children and young people we are responsible for caring for. How long will I get support for? How much support you get as a care leaver depends on your age and your circumstances. Your feedback on the Care Leaver's Offer Let us know what you think of the Care Leaver's Offer and find out how to see your Children's Services files. Accommodation options for 18 year olds Once you're 18, you'll have more choices about where you live. Your leaving coach can help you decide. What happens when I leave care? Read about how you'll prepare to leave care, your pathway plan, and the role of your leaving care coach. Employment for care leavers All about the world of work, and the many different routes you can take to get into it. Help with housing costs The financial support available to help you move, plus Council Tax Support and other housing support. Top tips for independent living Buying and cooking food, managing money, cleaning your place and where to get help if things go wrong. Staying healthy and happy Find out how to look after your physical health, mental health and emotional wellbeing, and where to get support.