Local Offer for care leavers: support for children looked after and young people Find out more about support for young people aged between 18 and 25 who have previously been looked after. Providing homes for looked after children Our children looked after sufficiency plan reviews the needs of the borough and aims to make sure there are enough homes available for looked after children. Independent visitors What a volunteer independent visitor does, how they help children and young people in care and how to apply. Advocacy services for children and young people in care If you are a child or young person in care, in receipt of after-care, living away from home or you are in need, you can access the advocacy service to learn about your rights. Croydon Virtual School Croydon Virtual School is a group of education and social care professionals, responsible for the progress of the children we look after, including children currently and previously looked after.