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Description

Futures provide a range of services which look to promote social inclusion and maximise independence for young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or Asperger's and help young people to think about their futures through the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Some examples of support offered by Futures +:

  • Assessment and support planning/review based on eligibility of needs.
  • Attending Education, Health and Care Plan meetings in preparation for adulthood within schools/colleges.
  • Journey specific independent travel training/road safety assessments.
  • Travel pass assessments
  • Life skills evaluations

The team is made up of qualified social workers and Enabling and Transition officers. The staff undertake Care Act 2014 assessments to determine eligibility for services. The team also undertake Care Act adult assessments assessment in preparation for adult life as part of a person’s transition from children’s services to preparation of adulthood. Social workers work in partnership with existing social care staff to ensure that the transition from children's services to adult services is a positive transition for all involved.

The team are able to support with the arrangement of services based on assessed needs and eligibility. The team can arrange services such as direct payments, short breaks, accommodation and care and support.

Parking and accessibility
Outreach services available across the East Riding.
Registered service and regulatory body

Registered with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.

Staff training and experience

All staff have experience with working with young people and adults who have a learning disability and/or Autism. The staff team undertake appropriate training to ensure that they remain fully informed and up to date and aware of current polices, legislation and training specific for their job role.

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Description

Futures provide a range of services which look to promote social inclusion and maximise independence for young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or Asperger's and help young people to think about their futures through the transition from childhood to adulthood.

Some examples of support offered by Futures +:

  • Assessment and support planning/review based on eligibility of needs.
  • Attending Education, Health and Care Plan meetings in preparation for adulthood within schools/colleges.
  • Journey specific independent travel training/road safety assessments.
  • Travel pass assessments
  • Life skills evaluations

The team is made up of qualified social workers and Enabling and Transition officers. The staff undertake Care Act 2014 assessments to determine eligibility for services. The team also undertake Care Act adult assessments assessment in preparation for adult life as part of a person’s transition from children’s services to preparation of adulthood. Social workers work in partnership with existing social care staff to ensure that the transition from children's services to adult services is a positive transition for all involved.

The team are able to support with the arrangement of services based on assessed needs and eligibility. The team can arrange services such as direct payments, short breaks, accommodation and care and support.

Costs

Free

Opening times

Mondays 8.30am-5pm

Tuesdays 8.30am-5pm

Wednesdays 8.30am-5pm

Thursdays 8.30am-5pm

Fridays 8.30am-5pm

Support times can be flexible on request between: 7.30am - 10pm, including weekends.
Age
14-25
How to access
  • You can self refer with an online form or email
  • You can self refer by calling
  • Your GP or health worker can refer you
Who is this for?
  • Anyone with a learning disability
  • Anyone with autism
  • Anyone with a diagnosis of a disability or SEN
Family involvement
  • Parents can leave their child or stay and watch