Care Leavers App

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Better engagement, better communication and better outcomes for young people leaving local authority care.

Already being used by local authorities across the UK to help, support and engage with young people leaving care.

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Better outcomes for care leavers

Ensuring access to the information, advice and guidance they need - 24 hours a day, 7 days week.

Secure messaging to keep young people in touch.

Integrated digital tools using tech young people use in day to day life.

South Gloucestershire Bridges App

Information and advice

Young people can get information about housing, managing money, education, work and health and wellbeing.

Secure Messaging

The leaving care team can stay in touch with care leavers through safe and secure messaging.


All content available in seven languages including Arabic, Polish, Vietnamese and Pashto.

Beating social isolation

Events listings, local apprenticeship opportunities and a directory of services and support organisations.

“It has been imperative as a tool to use during Covid, to help engage with our young people and provide them with information when planning their future.”

Transitional Personal Advisor

Nottinghamshire County Council

People using the Care Leavers App include

Camden Council logo
Wiltshire County Council Council logo
Hull City Council logo
Haringey Council logo
Gateshead Council logo
Nottinghamshire County Council logo

Latest news

Case Study: Nottinghamshire Next Steps App

17th November 2021

Young people and the team at Nottinghamshire have their say on how the Notts Next Steps App has made their Local Offer more accessible than ever.

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Age Appropriate Design Code from the ICO

8th September 2021

The implementation period for new standards around use of children's personal data is now over.

Read more

New Blackpool Families Rock app launched for Blackpool Council

11th August 2021

A new app for children in care, young people and families in Blackpool.

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To arrange a demo or find out more, get in touch with our friendly team.

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