A network of over 100 local authorities

promoting the development of quality leaving care services with member authorities and partner organisations through a process of benchmarking and shared learning on a national scale, to enrich outcomes for our nations care leavers.

Membership benefits

  • One place at 3 residential managers' benchmarking forums per year

    After attendance I felt enthused and equipped with concrete information to help provide services to our young people. - Member

  • Three places at Young People's Benchmarking Forum events

    I really enjoy coming to the YPBMF as we create change and enforce change for other care leavers. - Member

  • One place at 3 leaving care training events per year

    Excellent event! Good balance of presentation and networking. - Member

  • Exclusive website for members (up to 10 users per local authority)

    which includes discussion forums and hundreds of leaving care resources.

  • Networking opportunities

    with access to contact details of leaving care managers across the country

  • National policy links

    with DfE, DWP, Ofsted and other relevant agencies

2018-19 Peer Learning Managers Events (LEEDS)

12th & 13th July 2018, 22nd & 23rd Nov 2018, 14th & 15th March 2019

How do I join?

Email: nlcbf@catch-22.org.uk if you are interested in becoming a member or for more information.