Children and young people
Welcome to the children and young people’s area of our local offer.
Find out what is happening and what support you can get.
Families First online directory
A directory of local services for 0-19 year olds.
Follow @FF_NELincs on Twitter for 0-19 updates.
Follow @FamiliesFirstNEL on Facebook for 0-19 updates.
Youth activities inclusive of SEND, family and individual wellbeing programmes, employment and more.
Arts, leisure and sports including libraries and gyms.
Nelincs.gov.uk – Leisure and things to do
The Council’s links to activities including local attractions, walking and cycling routes, and events.
The Duke of Edinburgh award in North East Lincolnshire is now targeted to support the most vulnerable young people in the area, especially those with SEND and an EHCP.
Grimsby Town Ability Counts Football Club
Grimsby Town Ability Counts FC is a disability football club offering opportunities for age 16+ Footballers of all abilities to participate in football.
Our Voice Listen Up is your Council for children in care aged 10 to 17. Young people are empowered through activities and group discussions to speak their mind.
Youth Action is the local youth council for young people aged 13-21. Volunteer yourself to get involved and make real change to UK Youth Parliament campaigns and more.
Give back to the community, learn new skills, become a team player and leader and meet new people.
Gravity Red offers befriending and activities for children and young people with learning disabilities
The Rock Foundation is for young people and adults with learning disabilities. Through practical workshops and supported work placements you will develop life and employment skills to increase your self-esteem, independence, and quality of life.
Foresight offers a variety of courses for the disabled community of Grimsby and surrounding areas.
Become the best person you can be, overcome personal obstacles, get qualifications and prepare for work.
Cat Zero have a great success rate.
Young carers group
Find out if you are a young carer and what there is out there for you.
Young people released from custody
Support for children and young people who have been released from custody.
You can go to Childline for help about anything that’s worrying you.
Video’s and information on using Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom.
Local educational settings for children with SEND. Nearby settings and mainstream schools who can support children with an EHCP.
An advisory teacher works with you, your parents or carers, and your teachers, to find ways of helping you to do well at school.
The SEND Outreach Team can help you communicate and interact.
The SEND Outreach Team can support you physical development like handwriting.
Further education and training
Post 16 options and preparing for adulthood including Young People’s Support Services, internships, employment, and education for SEND.
Local learning and training opportunities.
What can I get? Am I eligible? How do I apply?
An educational psychologist is trained to find out how learning, development and behaviour can be made better.
Make the best of transitions in education.
Digital North East Lincolnshire helps you to get online and build your digital skills.
SENDIASS- Children and Young people
SENDIASS can help you in a number of ways.
They can help you speak to teachers or other professionals, plan what you want to say, and how they can meet your needs.
How did your EHCP Annual Review Feedback session go? Tell us how we can improve in this short feedback form.
Social, emotional and mental health
Even if you’re well, getting an Annual Health Check is really important…
NELC SEND Local Offer | Eating Disorders (nelincs.gov.uk)
Fast track help, help for people with autism, and self-help.
Easy Read Dynamic Support Register (PDF, 532 KB)
BBC Newsround – The latest on coronavirus
Boloh – the Black and Asian family Helpline | BAME Helpline (barnardos.org.uk)
Helping for adult asylum seeker or a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic child aged 11+, young person, parent or carer.
Assists disabled persons in financial need by providing specialist equipment, adaptation of housing or transport to meet their needs where the need is such that the items/cost fall outside of statutory provision. The charity supports both children and adults.
The SEND Local Offer Preparing for Adulthood page including housing, supported employment and internships, autism, and care.
This is the national preparing for adulthood site. There are lots of updates and resources for
- Independent living
- Friends, relationships and community
- Good health
Council for Disabled Children – preparing for adulthood
Preparing for adulthood resources for disabled children and children with additional needs.
Designed specially for 16 and 17 year olds, the NCS experience will give you a clearer idea of what you want from your future.
Local courses, jobs, and apprenticeships.
SENDIASS- Children and Young People
SENDIASS can help you get the right support in college, school and at work.
Care Plus Group – Employability services
Strengthen your employability skills and join your pathway to sustainable employment.
Care Plus Group – Supported Employment
Time to Talk Next Steps – NDTi
This is for young people with SEND aged 16-25. If you’re experiencing anxiety, isolation and who have limited or no plans for the future, Time to Talk Next Steps could help.
Care homes and housing options
Focus offers adult social work and can help with things like adaptions and hot meals.
Further education and training
Here you will find post 16 education provision for North East Lincolnshire is listed below.
Find a range of local volunteering opportunities.
Ryan’s apprenticeship and employment success story
Local lad Ryan moves from supported internship to paid employment.