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Information for young people

Are you aged 25 or under? Are you disabled or do you have special educational needs?

Special educational needs are when you need extra support to learn things. The law says that you can get information, advice and support.

You can come to us if you want some help with getting the right kind of:

  • support at school, college, or training
  • health services
  • care and support
  • preparing for adulthood

Our service is impartial which means we will not tell you what to do.

We will not take sides and our service is confidential. This means our meetings are private and we will only tell people what we talk about if you say it is ok.

We will give you the information and support you need to make your own choices.

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Fact sheets for young people 

Useful links and information



Shropshire’s youth information advice and guidance service
 – previously Connexions careers service

Council for disabled children – youth blog

Shropshire Local Offer – for young people

No Panic -general advice and support for people with anxiety

Kooth – online counselling and support for children and young people

Shropshire Autism Hub – social group

Young Addaction Shropshire – help with substance abuse for those aged 10-18

Young Minds -find out about some common feelings and mental health symptoms, how to cope, and where to go to get help.

Kidscape – No matter what, there is never an excuse for bullying and you are not to blame. However, there are things you can do that could help you cope with bullying, or get it to stop.