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Services for young adults with a learning disability

Most services for young people with learning disabilities (18+)  can be found on the adult services website Careplace however the main services for young adults are also listed here;

Prevention, Transition and Development Service

This service works with individuals over 18 with a learning disability and their families (where appropriate), to identify, source and access activities and support specific to their needs. to find out more check here.

An easy read guide to the service can be found in the documents section of this page.

Travel buddy service- from Age 16

The Travel Buddy Service provides independent travel training and travel support to young adults with a physical disability or mental health difficulty. The service covers public transport (buses, trains and tubes, tubes) and walking routes. 

For more information on support with transport and travel see the transport section.

Community Access Service

For young people and adults over 18 a range of community based activities and projects for residents with mild to moderate learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions.

Triangle centre

The Triangle Resource Centre offers a wide range of activities, social and leisure time to adults over 18 with learning disabilities and other complex needs, including physical disabilities and autism. 

Employment Opportunities Service

Aims to support people of a working age with a disability to find and retain paid employment. If you are looking for paid work or want to take steps towards paid work, then the Employment Opportunities Service may be able to help.