Throughcare and Aftercare Services in Scotland’s Local Authorities

Year: 2014
Topic: Corporate parenting, Throughcare and aftercare
Author: CELCIS

This research establishes a picture of current throughcare and aftercare (TCAC) provision across Scotland’s local authorities and provides evidence that will inform ongoing debates about future directions and priorities for TCAC.

The research provides an evidence base to ensure all care leavers receive the support they need to make a successful and positive transition into adult life.

The research explored the nature and extent of throughcare and aftercare provision in local authorities across Scotland. Incuded:

  • Population characteristics of care leavers who engage with TCAC services
  • Views of the impact of TCAC services on outcomes for care leavers
  • Developments and challenges in the TCAC sector
  • Issues related to data collection about and monitoring of care leavers
  • Extent and type of change that TCAC services may face.