22/08/2018A decline in the number of fostered children in Staying Put places

Staying Put was introduced in 2014 to support young people who want to remain with their foster carer until they are 21.

Data published in April by Ofsted shows that the number of young people staying with their foster carers is falling, with only only 46% of those eligible using Staying Put in 2016-17.    

Read the Children & Young People Now article here