External Agencies

There are a number of external organisations and charities who will be able to provide you with further information and guidance and can support you in your journey into and through Higher Education. Here are just a few.

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Buttle UK

Buttle UK is a charity dedicated to helping children and young people in the UK who have experienced crisis, living in financial hardship and dealing with multiple challenging social issues.

Website link

020 7828 7311

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For 30 years, Become have stood shoulder to shoulder with children in care and young care leavers, helping them get the support they need.


0800 023 2033 for free

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The Care Leavers' Foundation

The Care Leavers' Foundation provides much needed help to care leavers.

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The Sutton Trust

The Sutton Trust champions social mobility through programmes, research and policy influence.

Website link

0207 802 1660

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The Care Leavers Association

The Care Leavers Association provide advice, guidance and support so that care leavers may fulfil their potential as individuals and members of society and that their conditions of life may be improved.

Website link

0161 826 0214

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Isabel's Voice

Isabel's Voice aims to promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing young people in local authority care from becoming socially excluded, by ensuring they have access to services that will assist them to integrate into society.


0795 114 1379

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The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL)

The National Network for the Education of Care Leavers (NNECL) mission is to support, connect and empower professionals working with care-experienced people in different sectors, with the goal of enabling more care experienced people to access and progress successfully through further and higher education.

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