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Care Leavers privacy notice

The Onwards & Upwards Care Leavers Service supports young people in care and those who have left care from the age of 16 to 25. Young people can access this support whether they live in Barnet, other London boroughs or outside of London.

The team provides varied support to looked after children including a telephone advice service.

Personal information collected

  • Name
  • Address and contact details
  • Date of Birth
  • Equalities information
  • NHS Number
  • Employment
  • Information from the local authority from where you live and previously lived
  • Other agencies Involved
  • Education Information
  • Health Information¬†
  • Financial Information
  • Criminal/Prosecution Information
  • Housing Information¬†
  • Family/Relationship Information including support network
  • Immigration status

Who we share information with

  • Police
  • Council social care teams for children and adults
  • UK Border Agency
  • Department for Education
  • Health Agencies (like the NHS or GPs)
  • Probation/Prison Services
  • Council Education Service
  • Housing Providers (like Barnet Homes)
  • Third sector/Voluntary Agencies/Third Party Providers
  • Other Local Authorities
  • Department for Education
  • Ofsted
  • Judicial Agencies eg Courts
  • Other internal services and / or providers within London Borough of Barnet

Legislation that applies

  • Children (Leaving Care) Act 2004
  • The Children Act 1989
  • Children and Young Persons Act 2008
  • Immigration Act 2016
  • Social Work Act 2016

How long we keep your information

75 years for leaving care files.