Some students choose to move onto our Independence Plus programme when they reach the end of their course.
Independence Plus was developed because we identified a need to sustain the independence that people were developing while at QAC. You may have gained really useful living skills during your time at College and so it might make sense for you to continue to develop this independence rather than return home.
Clients on this programme still need support and the aim is to deliver a service that provides you with the means to live independently/semi independently into the distant future.
Funding is usually provided through a Direct Payment Personal Budget in conjunction with housing benefit for accommodation. This service is available to people aged 18-65 years.
What the students say
I have been a residential student here for 3 years. I love the flat as it helps me to become more independent. My boyfriend comes around and we like to cook together
Laura - 21