Transition support for young people with complex, ongoing needs

Seaside View girl with waterballoonYoung people who have more complex needs and disabilities and who may need ongoing support from adult social care will be given support from the Transition Team. The Transition Team provides support and guidance to parents and young disabled people between the ages of 14 and 25 years. The team is part of the Children's Disability Service. 

This service is in addition to support available for all young people with a statement of special educational needs. Read more about Transition Planning for all young people with a Statement of SEN

How does the Transition Team work?

Usually a transition worker from this team will be allocated to a family with a young person who will need a complex support package.  If you are already receiving support from the Children's Disability Service, transition planning may be led by your allocated social worker.

Young people who don’t have existing support from the Children’s Disability Service will be supported by an Learning Difficulties / Disabilities (LDD) adviser who are part of the council’s special educational needs (SEN) team.

A panel run by children's and adult services has to agree all recommendations for services that are being requested from adult social care.

How to contact us

Seaside View Child Development Centre
Brighton General
Elm Grove
Brighton BN2 3EW
Tel: 01273 294944
Email: ldintake@brighton-hove.gov.uk

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