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Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)

A disabled facilities grant is available for a range of work that will help a disabled person remain in their home, for those in private or housing association properties. You can find more information on the Disabled facilities grant section of Croydon Council’s website (external link).  …

Disabled Student's Allowance (DSA)

Young people studying or intending to study in higher education can apply for a Disabled Student's Allowance, to cover some of the extra costs you have because of a mental health problem, long term illness or other disability. You can get the allowances on top…

Early education and childcare

All 3 and 4 year olds and some 2 year olds are entitled to 15 hours of free early years education. 2 year olds are entitled to 15 hours free early education and childcare if all or some of the following criteria are met: You receive…

Early years educational settings

  The choice and opportunities for early education and childcare for children aged between 0-4 years with SEND are the same as those for other children. The choices you have include: Childminders; providing full/part time child care within their own home Day care; provide full/…

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

What is an Education Health and Care Plan? For most children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) their needs can be met from extra help and reasonable adjustments that can be made from funding and resources that are already available in…

Educational provision for SEND

Information and advice on the different types of educational provision available to help you find the most suitable school or educational setting depending on the needs of the child or young person with special educational needs or disability SEND.  You can also read about our SEND…

EHC plans and personal budgets

This guidance is about personal budgets for children and young people who have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC plan). What is a personal budget? A personal budget is an allocation of money available from Croydon Council or Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group to fund…

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health (EWMH) Services

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health (EWMH) services provide support for children and young people up to the age of 18 who live in Croydon and are registered with a Croydon GP. All EWMH referrals are screened by Social Care as well as Child and Adolescent…

Employment Support Allowance (ESA)

Employment Support Allowance is for young people who are ill or are disabled. It offers you financial support if you are unable to work, or personalised help so that you can work if you are able to. It is provided by the Department for Work…

Equipment and adaptations

Equipment and adaptations may help the child or young person to live as independently as possible in the home. Why not try AskSARA  (external link). It’s an online advice tool to help you find the right equipment and shows you where you can buy this…

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