Published: 27 August 2021

Barnardo’s are currently looking for people living in and around Southwark to offer a room and support to a young person leaving care, to help them develop the skills they need to live independently.

By welcoming a young person into your home and providing emotional support, you can help them prepare for adult life.

They may need support with things like finishing their education, finding longer-term accommodation and developing life skills such as cooking, housework and budgeting – from anywhere between eight weeks and two years.

How does it work?

Supported Lodgings hosts are expertly matched with a young person and receive weekly payments, ongoing support, training and guidance from the Barnardo’s team.

All you need is a spare room and time to care.

Next steps

Read more, watch Chloe and Sarah tell their story and contact Aine at Barnardo’s for an informal chat.

Call: 07506 868 734 or 0208 771 0907

Email: [email protected]