Every 18 year-old leaving care to be offered £1,600 a month

Every 18 year-old leaving care to be offered £1,600 a month

Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt has announced that young people leaving care will be offered £1,600 a month for two years from the month after their 18th birthday A monthly payment of £1,600 will be offered to every 18-year-old leaving care under the Welsh government’s basic income pilot.

The pilot will run for a minimum of three years, with each member of the cohort receiving a basic income payment of £1,600 per month for a duration of 24 months.

All young people leaving care who turn 18 during a 12 month period, across all local authority areas, will be offered […]

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