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Benefits for children with additional needs 16 years+ when they leave school

Tue 21 Aug
10:30 - 13:00

Many things change once a child or young person with additional needs turns 16 or leaves education. This session looks at what happens to Welfare Benefits.

Duration: 1 week

Who is this course for?
Carers who support a child/young adult (aged 13-17) with additional needs who will leave school in the next couple of years.

Weekly Breakdown
This session provides information about the Welfare Benefits system, and the changes that can occur in a family’s money situation as a child with additional needs moves into adulthood. In addition, the session will include an update on changes that will be introduced through Government Welfare Reform.

What carers will get from this course
Information on options for the future, who can provide support and processes to access support.

Details

Date:
Tue 21 Aug
Time:
10:30 - 13:00
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

VOCAL
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
kdouglas@vocal.org.uk

Venue

Edinburgh Carers’ Hub
60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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Website:
www.vocal.org.uk