Are you caring for a young person or adult with additional needs aged 14-25 years?
Then, we have got fantastic news thanks to the generous support of BBC Children in Need. Our fantastic 2T transitions project has been extended to support those with children and young people from the age of 14 to 25!
Earlier, we were thrilled with the amazing support from the Lloyds Bank Foundation in conjunction with the Big Lottery. They fantastically helped our 2T Transitions project for 3 years from January 2018, to support people with needs in their 17-25 age.
Now we announce the wonderful extension of the project with the support of BBC Children in Need to cover young cared from 14 to 25 years old!
What exactly is the Transition project for young people 14-25?
The transition Project is for parents and carers of young people and adults aged 14-25 with learning, physical or other additional needs that are moving from children’s to adult services, or are experiencing change within educational or adult social care provision within the borough of Enfield.
Outcomes for young people, parents and carers:
- To access the right support
- To empower people to make informed decisions
- To have their voice heard
- To feel supported
Issue affecting 14-25 year old’s may include:
- Transition reviews and meetings with educationalists at school,
- Meetings with social workers and healthcare professionals.
- Education, health and care plans and special educational needs (SEN).
- Assessment and support planning by social services.
- Personal budget and direct payments for support services.
- Moving to new accommodation
- Supported or independent living, or other types of residential setting.
- Leaving school, starting college, day services, employment, supported internships/apprenticeships or training.
- Weekday, weekend or holiday support and activities.
For example,we can offer help by:
Meeting with you at home or elsewhere, and by listening to your concerns.
Providing free and independent information and advice, as well as advocacy services that may include:
- Attending meetings with professionals or
- Negotiating educational placements and/or care packages.
- Preparing letters or emails on your behalf or by assisting you with writing your own.
- Discussing options that may be available, including challenging decisions and making formal complaints.
- Enabling young people and their carers to make informed choices.
For further information about the transition project 14-25 please Find us or get in touch with:
– Kevin Phillips-Transition Worker
-Lorraine Steward-Transition Support Worker