Preparing for Adulthood 2016 – 12 October 2016 Huddersfield

Preparing for Adulthood – Local Offer Live 2016

Wednesday 12 October 2016 1 to 5 pm
John Smith Stadium, Stadium Way, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD1 6PG
(Free admission)

This event, organised by Kirklees Council,  is to bring information on the Local Offer website to life for young people with additional needs and disabilities (aged 14 up to 25) and their parents/carers as well as professionals.  Find out information on what is available in Kirklees for young people preparing for adult life.

Speak to professionals to find out more about things that are important when preparing for adulthood such as higher education and employment, independent living and housing, day time opportunities and leisure activities, support to be as health as possible and much more …. Register to book a place here and you will receive up to date information on the stall holders as they are confirmed. (if you have a problem, please contact the organiser through Eventbrite).

Current stallholders include:

Active Social Care, Ambitions, Aspire Igen, Autism Plus, Birch Tree Centre, Bridgewood Trust, Calderdale and Kirklees Careers, Care Tech UK, Carers Count, Carers Trust, Cloverleaf (Travel Training/Kirklees Involvement Network, Advocacy/Mate and Hate Crime), Community Catalyst, Connect to Support, Core Assets, Dark Horse Theatre, Disability Sport Yorkshire and West Yorkshire Sport, Groundwork, Health – Mid Yorks, Locala, CHFT, Huddersfield Foundation Trust, Holly Bank, Huddersfield Town Ability Counts Football Club, Imagineer, JobCentre Plus, KIAS, Kirklees College, LD Carers’ Voice, Mencap in Kirklees, PCAN, Remploy, Richmond Fellowship, RISE/Ravensthorpe Community Centre, SEND Karma, St Annes, Stanley’s Training Project, Support to Recovery, Volunteering Kirklees, Waves and the following services from Kirklees:

Adult respite services, assistive technology, care navigation, community enablement team, day services, EHC plans, Electoral services, gateway supported volunteer service, health trainers and looking after me, local offer, REAL employment, shared lives scheme, special schools and post 16 provision, specialist adult pathway team and children with a disability team, specialist accommodation team.

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