See what financial support you are entitled to.
Cost of accommodation - The council will pay for rent and support if you are not living with your parent. You may have to pay for your bills.
Council Tax - Yes. The care leavers relief scheme will be applied.
Travel costs to college (16 plus hours) - Your 16-19 grant from college should cover this. An Oyster card is given and payment is based on attendance.
Travel costs to college (up to 16 hours) - The council will pay for this through an Oyster card.
Travel costs to first employment - The council will pay for your first 4 weeks through an Oyster card
Education and university
Equipment for college or university - Your 16-19 grant from college should cover this, based on your attendance.
Passport and birth certificate costs - The council will pay for this.
Immigration, citizenship, asylum costs - An assessment will be undertaken by your personal advisor to see who will pay. The council will support and resolve.
Maintenance (e.g. clothing, pocket money, leisure)
Weekly maintenance - Yes. The council will pay for this at the current job seekers allowance rate.
Savings scheme - Savings would cease. You're entitled to access savings on your 18th birthday.
Clothing allowance - No.
Clothing for work and interviews - The council will pay up to £100 if Suited & Booted cannot help.
Money for your birthday or religious festivals - No. Not if you are now living with your parent.
In custody or prison - The council will pay £10 per week whilst you are on remand. The prison will pay £10 per week if you are sentenced.
Help if you are pregnant - £200 payable after you are 6 months pregnant in addition to benefits.