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Money and Financial Support

Getting  prepared for Adulthood should start from the earliest opportunity. This includes planning future financial support for independent living, further education, training and employment.

Once you turn 16 you may be able to claim benefits and allowances in your own right. Below are some useful links to find out more about these, the application processes and if you are eligible for them.


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Financial Support for Education, Training and Employment

Information on the different financial support options for young people with SEND in education, training and employment.

Education, Training and Employment
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Financial Support for Independent Living

Information on financial support to help young people with SEND live independently.

Independent Living
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Benefits and Support

Information on Benefits and Support for young people with SEND.

Benefits and Support

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