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Urgent appeal for supported lodgings for care leavers

Cornwall Council wants to recruit households to provide supported lodgings for 16-17 year-old care leavers. 

We urgently need to ensure we can provide a safe home for these young people during the coronavirus outbreak, with additional accommodation required in the coming weeks.  

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The 16+ Supported Lodgings Scheme provides young people with the help and guidance they need to make the transition from care to independence. 

As a supported lodgingsprovider you will offer suitable accommodationthis can be in your home, an annexe, or a separate building. You will also provide support, and access to facilities.

We will provide training, support from the team and a weekly payment for each young person with you. 

If you have accommodation and are interested in providing a care leaver with a home, the 16 + Team would really like to hear from you. 

Please call 01872 326700 and leave a message for Nicola Penfold including your name and number. Alternatively email