Tuesday, October 29, 2013

“what next?” events for young people aged 13-19 with a learning difficulty and/or disability - or their parent/carer

7 November 2013 at the Saffron Centre
13 November 2013 at the Drum

If you are a young person aged 13-19 with a learning difficulty and/or disability, or their parent/carer, this is your chance to find out about:

  • colleges
  • work related training
  • careers advice
  • independent living
  • social worker services
  • parent and family support

Drop in at either event between 1pm and 7pm. There will be a programme of workshops that you may like to attend. The workshops will start at 4.30pm and will last for about 20 minutes each. The workshops will cover:

  • planning for transition
  • social care
  • family information

The Saffron Centre, 256 Moseley Road, B12 0BS (just off Highgate Middleway; car parking is available, or get bus number 50 or X50 from Moor Street Queensway)
The Drum, 144 Potters Lane, Aston, B6 4UU (just off the A34 opposite Newtown swimming baths; car parking is available, or get buses 8A/8C inner circle, 33 or 51)

For further information, contact Keisha Campbell on 0121 675 6198 or email her keisha.campbell@birmingham.gov.uk

The what next? events have been organised by the Disabled Children’s Social Care Team and Connexions Birmingham.

Friday, October 25, 2013

SP1 South - for young people aged 16-18 who are not in full time education or employment

Improve your opportunities for employment and gain qualifications in English, Maths and ICT, gain a range of vocational skills, and learn and develop creative skills...

Courses start 4 November 2013, recruiting now and until 25 November 2013.

For more info contact Jadieal Millwood on jadieal.millwood@birmingham.gov.uk or 0121 464 6172

For more info contact Becky Crampton on becky.crampton@birmingham.gov.uk or 0121 464 8852

*This is means tested