Care Leaver Personal Advisers

The GISDA Care Leaver Service supports young people who have been through the care system

We have two Personal Advisers who work for the benefit of the young people by supporting them on broad issues such as emotional support, housing related support, benefits, job searching, managing behaviour, dealing with domestic violence, and much more.

We also have an Engagement Officer who works with young people who are in education or employment who might be struggling and need extra support or motivation.

The Engagement Officer:

  • Commits to ensuring the welfare and development of the young person
  • Can offer practical advice and support
  • Helps with individual pathway plans
  • Is available for young people who leave care

They can support and give advice on:

  • Pathway plans
  • Social Services
  • Housing
  • Rights
  • Benefits
  • Work
  • Health
  • Education
  • Employment