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Are you hoping to go to college in September? (Local Offer)

Hoping to go to college? This page includes COVID-19 information for SEND young adults who are transitioning to college in September. What help is available? Ask your school or college SENCO and careers advisers about how they can help you decide on: Which course Which college How…

0-25 Disability Social Care (Local Offer)

0-25 Disability Social Care Children and young people with disabilities have the same rights as others.  We want to make sure that they and their families have the social care information, guidance and support, where needed, to help them meet their potential. Every child, young person…

Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (formerly transforming care)

What is Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (formerly transforming care)? Learning Disabilities and Autism Programme (formally Transforming Care, can improve the lives of children, young people or children and adults with autism and/or learning disability with behaviour that challenges and/or mental health issues.  It is about improved…

Money and Benefits (Local Offer)

Money and Benefits If you have disabilities you may be able to claim some money from the Government to pay for your housing or support. There are a number of places you can go for advice and information. The Gov.uk page on benefits is a useful…

Preparing for Adulthood - Employment (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood - Employment Employment is a very important part of life. When people have a job, they feel part of society, they have a purpose, make new friends plus have money in their pockets to buy the things they want. There are a…

Preparing for Adulthood - Independent Living (Local Offer)

Preparing for independence Thinking about and preparing for growing up and adulthood is something that happens throughout children and young people’s lives.  If the young person has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) Preparing for Adulthood outcomes must be part of their EHCP from Year 9…

Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space Scheme (adults)

What is Breathing Space? Breathing Space, officially called the Debt Respite Scheme, is a government scheme which could help relieve some of the pressure and stress caused by being in debt. Breathing Space aims to help relieve some of the pressure of dealing with your…

Short Breaks (Local Offer)

Short Breaks Short Breaks provide opportunities for children and young people with disabilities to spend time away from parents and carers within quality services.  Short Breaks also provide parents and carers with breaks from their caring responsibilities and facilitate quality of life by enabling families…

Equality and Diversity (Local Offer)

Equality and Diversity Equality is about ensuring everybody has an equal opportunity, and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their characteristics. Diversity is about taking account of the differences between people and groups of people, and placing a positive value on those…

Preparing for Adulthood - Friends, Relationships & Community (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood To support young adults to have opportunities to spend time with their peers outside of school and college, the Local Offer includes a list of community groups available in Peterborough. If you see a Local Offer flag on the record it means…