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Guidance: Assisted voluntary returns for families and children (AVRFC)

Updated: added link to AVRFC programme on Choices site

The government can help you return home if you are an unaccompanied minor or an adult with a child under 18 and you are also:

  • an asylum seeker
  • a refused asylum seeker
  • someone with discretionary leave to remain
  • an irregular migrant

This guidance explains our assisted voluntary returns for families and children (AVRFC) programme.