If you feel you or your child is eligible for extra care or support, you can ask for an assessment.
Before you contact us
You should download the eligibility guide for support for young people aged 0 to 18 here (PDF 71KB)
It will explain the specific types of disability needs that can be assessed.
After you've read the eligibility guide
Whether you’re a parent, carer, or professional or young person with disabilities, you can get in touch in the following ways.
If the young person is under 18 years old
Telephone 020 8583 6600 (select option 2, then option 3)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org (non secure)
If the young person is aged over 18 years
The support will be provided by the adult social services team all their information is on Careplace
Telephone 0208 583 3100
If you’re a professional and referring a child you’ll need to download and complete this assessment before referring someone download children and family needs assessment
Your enquiry will be assessed by a manager.
If you’re eligible for social care support a care professional will contact you to arrange an assessment.
You can see an example of the types of questions on the assessment here (PDF 323kB)
But even if you’re not eligible, we can give you information and put you in contact with other services who can support you.