Care Experienced & Care Leavers

Are you under 25 and a care leaver? If so, this page offers a range of information and advice for you to explore.

Here you will find out about how to access practical and financial support, meet other students with caring responsibilities and hear about upcoming events. You can also click on the External Support tab to view a range of both local and national resources that are specifically tailored to support individuals that identify as Care Experienced or a Care Leaver.

If you have any questions about any information on this page or would like to discuss additional support/ Get involved in any upcoming events please email access@beds.ac.uk

External Support


Student Support – student.engagement@beds.ac.uk

Student Money Advice Team (contact to access the care leavers bursary) – studentmoney@beds.ac.uk

Access and Outreach Team (applicants and new starters) – access@beds.ac.uk


Bedford Borough Council - localoffer.bedford.gov.uk/kb5/bedford/directory/careleavers

Central Bedfordshire Council -
www.cbccicc.org.uk/website/care-leavers/who-is-a-care-leaver

Luton Borough Council – m.luton.gov.uk/Page/Show/Health_and_social_care/children_and_family_services

If you are based at our Milton Keynes, Birmingham or London sites please check out your local council pages for more information on local support for Care Leavers.

address

Luton campus & other campuses
Level 2, Campus Centre
Luton campus
LU1 3JU

24/7 SiD Online (student login)

email

Student Information Desk
sid@beds.ac.uk

telephone

Student Information Desk (SiD)

0300 300 0042

Our phone lines are open:

  • Monday - Thursday
    9:00 – 17:00
  • Friday
    9:00 – 16.30

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