Young People

Definition: The term is used to describe people in the age and groups roughly spanning puberty to young adulthood (aged 10-24).

Category: Adult Social Care

Credit: Department of Health

Source: Glossary of Adult Social Care Terms

Service descriptions mentioning the term Young People

Young Calibre - (Calibre Audio Library)Service

A subscription-free postal library for children and young people bringing you the fun of audio books. As well as books to read for pleasure, the library includes titles for education supporting the GCSE English and A level syllabus as well as the PSHE section of the National Curriculum.
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CustomEyes Books - (Guide Dogs)Service

Guide Dogs CustomEyes service produces large print books for children with vision impairment. These are tailor-made for each child or young person, but they are only charged the recommended retail price. The customised large print books open up a whole world of imagination and learning, by enabling visually impaired children and young people to read the same books as their sighted friends and classmates.
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New College Worcester courses - (New College Worcester)Service

NCW is a national residential school and college for young people aged 11 to 19 who are blind or partially sighted. Every student at NCW has a tailored programme, carefully planned & delivered to meet their individual needs in three key areas; academic achievement, independent living skills and involvement in extracurricular activities at the College and in the community.
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Grants from VICTA - (VICTA (Visually Impaired Children Taking Action))Service

VICTA provide grants for children and young people for visual aid equipment and for vacation schemes.
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Family Fund grants - (Family Fund)Service

Provide grants to the families of disabled children and young people who meet certain criteria. The grants can be used for essential items such as washing machines, fridge-freezers, family breaks, clothing and bedding as well as contributions to hospital visiting costs. They also help with tablets, laptops and sensory toys.
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UCAN performance - (UCAN Productions)Service

UCAN gives visually impaired children and young people and their friends the opportunity to develop physical and vocal confidence, raise aspirations and promote individual abilities through performance. The organisation is based in Cardiff but works across the UK.
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Ponty Youth Social Group - (Sight Life)Service

Social Group for young people meeting on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10 am to 12 noon at Glenview House, Courthouse Street.
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Activities for young people - (Micro and Anopthalmic Children's Society (MACS) )Service

MACS organises sailing trips and adventure weekends for young people with MACS conditions.
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Young Sane - (Sane)Service

Young SANE is a virtual community that focuses on mental health for people aged under 25. They want to highlight the issues that are particularly relevant to young people and talk about their unique needs. Young SANE also celebrates the ingenuity, passion and dedication of young people who have made a commitment to tackling mental health stigma, and changing mental health for good.
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RNIB Transitions - (RNIB Cymru)Service

Help for young people moving from school to college.
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LOOK mentoring service - (LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children)Service

A free mentoring service for young people with vision impairment. Offers support on topics such as school and college; gap year ideas; career and life plans; socialising and confidence; independent living. Mentors are vision impaired themselves.
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