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SEND Drop In - Parents, Carers & Families


A new SEND Drop In has been arranged, it provides and opportunity for parents, carers and young people to talk to a SEND Officer. The Drop In location has been arranged to enable young people and their families to request advice from Future Focus Careers Advisors at the same time, if appropriate.

Time: Every Monday 1pm – 4pm

Venue: Youth Hub (Floor 2), Southwater One, Southwater Square, Southwater Way, Telford, TF4 4JG

Telford 16-19 Website Post 16 Prospectus

The Telford 16 - 19 prospectus has information on the post 16 offer in Telford & Wrekin including almost 300 A - levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships across six schools and colleges, making Telford an inspirational hub for learning, opportunity and achievement.

For more information please contact Future Focus by email: or, by phone: 01952 388988

Telford 16 - 19 Website

Independent Living Centre

Telford and Wrekin’s Independent Living Centre (ILC) is a purpose built environment to provide a ‘showhome’ with built in features to both physically and digitally promote independent living in your own home to reduce costs of care and support needs using modern technology and Assistive Equipment.

The ILC is here to be used by the whole community, please note some drop in’s and the walk in availability may be effected by Covid Restrictions, staffing and/or busy periods, you can get further advice and information by calling the ILC on 01952 457181.

You can also access up to date information about the ILC in our Live Well directory.

Website: Independent Living Centre

Website: Live Well Telford

The ILC can support:

  • To access ideas and equipment that can be used by those with physical or sensory needs,
  • Advice and support about what care may mean for you or a family member now or in the future,
  • Access to advice and support regarding community support,
  • Booked appointments for Occupational Therapy Assessments

Independent Living Centre
3A, Hazeldine House,

Ambitious about Autism

Ambitious about Autism has today launched the UK’s first online platform for autistic young people.

Website: Ambitious about Autism

This will offer autistic young people aged 16 to 25 a safe and moderated online space to help them understand their autistic identity and reduce isolation and loneliness that many feel.  Young people will be able to take part in peer support sessions, share experiences and find volunteering, work experience and employment opportunities. There will also be opportunities for them to work together and campaign for change.