Introducing Leaving Well

Introducing Leaving Well

Looking Local are excited to announce the launch of a new product – Leaving Well. Leaving Well is a collaborative digital pathway planning tool that ensures that care leavers are at the centre of their decisions. The tool tackles the challenges that care leavers face when they move from care to independence by ensuring the young person has a platform to express their voice and ambitions with a greater focus on collaboration – Personal Advisors write the pathway plan with the young person, not for the young person.

In addition to giving young people a voice throughout their pathway planning, Leaving Well makes admin tasks quicker and easier to complete, giving Personal Advisors more time to spend with care leavers, improving their experience.

The platform’s dashboard provides organisations with the ability for a Manager’s oversight and feedback as well as real-time data viewing. These analysis tools enable organisations to target support more effectively based on accurate and timely individual and aggregate outcomes data.

Leaving Well was developed by Social Finance, with support from Esmée Fairbairn, Garfield Weston, J Leon and the National Lottery Community Fund. 

Leaving Well launched its pilot phase in two waves across six Local Authority project partners (please see below for list of project partners) in between January 2018 and December 2019. Improvements for Leaving Well were implemented during the pilot phase off the back of recommendations given by the project partners. We are now pleased to say that Leaving Well is in a position to be launched to the wider Care Leavers community with the aim to improve outcomes for young people leaving care. 

Please click here to read more about the features and outcomes of Leaving Well. 

If you’re interested in finding out more about Leaving Well, please feel free to book a free virtual demonstration at your convenience. This will provide you with a live run through of Leaving Well and will give you a chance to have any questions answered. 

Project partners:

Bradford City Council

Coventry City Council

Doncaster City Council

Leeds City Council

Southampton City Council

The London Borough of Havering