Disabilities and Young People
Action for Children raise awareness, identify and provide direct support to children and young people who look after or help to look after someone in their family who is unwell or disabled, including children caring for parents who have mental health or substance misuse problems.
The direct support that they provide includes:
- Young carers needs assessment
- Personal support, advice and guidance
- Individual and group support
- Trips and activities during school holidays
- Help to access specialist services
- Help to access universal services such as leisure and youth services
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Action for Children
For further information on young carers please contact Action for Children on:
Telephone: (01437) 761330
The Children with Disabilities Team has merged with Inclusion services , creating joined up services for children and young people with disabilities and additional learning needs (ALN). This means there will be a single point of contact for referrals to these services, and a one stop shop for information, signposting, assessment and allocation of resources.
Follow the link below for further details:
The Children with Disabilities Team
If you wish to talk to someone for more information please contact:
Childcare Assessment Team on: (01437) 764551
Or if you are already dealing with the Children with Disabilities Team , contact:
Team Manager, Children with Disabilities Team,
Pembrokeshire County Council,
Telephone: (01437) 776345
The inclusion service aims are to help children and young people with additional needs to have a high quality education which is broad, balanced and relevant to meeting their individual needs. The service also seeks to ensure the appropriate environment for meeting physical and emotional needs of all children and young people.
For further information on the Inclusion Service please click on the link below: