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Local authority support for migrants with NRPF (Section 17 & Care Act)

This is a joint training between Project 17 and the Care Rights Project.

This session looks at the support available under Section 17 Children Act 1989 and Care Act 2014 for migrants with no recourse to public funds. It is aimed at professionals working regularly with these groups.

The session will cover:

  • Understanding ‘no recourse to public funds’
  • Identifying immigration status and entitlements
  • Support for destitute families: Section 17 of the Children Act 1989
  • Support for adults with care needs: Care Act 2014
  • Support for pregnant people with no other children
  • Risks and exclusions
  • Referrals and assessments
  • Common problems accessing support (and how to overcome them)

Upcoming sessions: 17 June 2024

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