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  1. Money matters

    If you have a disabled child or young person you or your young person may be entitled to national and local financial support.  The information below provides advice about your rights and entitlements, tips on managing your money and who to talk to if you…
  2. Travel and Transport

    At Suffolk County Council we provide travel for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities for students of statutory school age (Reception to year 11) and for our Post-16 learners in line with travel policies. Where a child or young person is…
  3. Mentoring Young People

    Young people value mentoring for lots of reasons.  It can help them develop their self confidence, support them through life changes, provide a channel to work through mental health challenges and give them skills for developing their career path. Some of our voluntary and community…
  4. Family Hubs

    Our Health & Children's Centres / Family Hubs offer information, advice and support to families in Suffolk with children aged 0-19 years. These pages provide key information about the early help available from councils, health services, education services, housing services and community organisations.  You are…
  5. Preparing for Adulthood and Employment

    Preparing for Adulthood can be an exciting time for many young people.  There may be new opportunities, choices and increased independence, but it can also be a difficult and uncertain time for young people and their parents and carers. It might require more careful consideration…
  6. Independent advice and support

    We know that navigating the processes around SEND can be daunting. There are various local and national advice and support services that might be useful to you; the details of which are below, but if you can't find what you're looking for, do drop us…
  7. Social Care and Early Help Services

    Disabled children and young people have the same rights as other children and we want to make sure that we offer the correct support to ensure they have the same opportunities as other children. Families in Suffolk may be supported by different teams within Suffolk…
  8. Leisure Activities and Short Breaks

    Since April 2011 every local authority has a duty to provide a range of short break services for children and young people with additional needs and disabilities. In Suffolk, Activities Unlimited provides short breaks and leisure activities to disabled children aged 0-25. 
  9. Health

    There are a range of health services available for children and young people aged 0-25 based on an individual’s health need. In order to access any health service in Suffolk you, or your child/young person will need to be registered with a Suffolk GP. Children…
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