Preparing For Adulthood (PfA) Event

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19 May 2022

Redcar & Cleveland Council and SEND Family Voice Redcar & Cleveland are delighted to invite you to the Preparing for Adulthood event for young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their parents/carers in Redcar and Cleveland.

When:  Wednesday 25 May 2022

Where: Redcar & Cleveland College, Corporation Road, Redcar

What time: 4- 7pm

This year’s PfA event aims to support, advise and inform young people and their families of some of the options available to them for their future.  This is a great opportunity for young people, parents, carers and professionals to discover what provisions are available in and around the Redcar and Cleveland area for children and young people with Special Educational Needs. It is hoped that this event will hopefully allay some of the fears that exist surrounding transition.

A range of organisations, have been invited, covering several topics including;

Employment/Education and Training – colleges, post 16 providers, supported internship providers, supported employment, voluntary work, employers

Community Inclusion – community activities, youth centres, making friends, taking part in all activities and being a valued member of the local community

Good Health - physical and mental well-being, healthy eating and developing emotional resilience

Independence – independent travel training, supported housing, having independence and a lifestyle that young people want to be as independent as possible

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to telephone: 01642 304539 or email Louise Melling at

A partnership event organised by Special Education Needs Team and the parent/carer forum – SEND Family Voice Redcar & Cleveland