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.
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.
Arts, leisure and sports including libraries and gyms.
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 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.
FLAG provides recreational activities for children from age 5 to 21+ who have a range of disabilities and special needs.
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.
Resources for various ages including maths, literacy, communication and more.
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.
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 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.
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
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 can help you get the right support in college, school and at work.
Strengthen your employability skills and join your pathway to sustainable employment.
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.
Focus offers adult social work and can help with things like adaptions and hot meals.