Individual Referral Route – Child

Child/Young Person Referrals

Please choose the type of referral you would like to complete:

We offer support to families of children with additional who live in the Wigan and Leigh Borough. 

Advice and Support*

Please book an appointment with one of our Community Fieldworkers.

This is a one-hour appointment to determine what support you require. From this appointment, you can gain access to the following support:

Parent support: for parent/carers of children age 5 – 19

SENDIASS: Impartial advice for people age 0-25.

Behaviour support: for children age 2 – 13.  

More info on these projects can be found throughout our website.

If the support you require can be completed in the one hour session further sign posting may not be necessary. 

If you require evening appointments or can not access the community please call us on 01942 233323 to make alternative arrangements. 

Early Years Keyworking

Family

Call the Early Years Hub:

01942 486747 or email:

EarlyYearsHub@wigan.gov.uk

Suitable for:

Families who have a child with a disability or additional needs who are under the age of 5.

Help finding a PA

Embrace help individuals who are in receipt of a direct payment or personal health budget to find the right PA for them.

Suitable for:

Adults or children in receipt of direct payments of a personal health budget needing help finding a personal assistant.

Duke of Edinburgh

Call us:01942 233323

Apply to be on our waiting list for 2018/2019

Suitable for:

Young adults/children aged 14-19 years who live in the Wigan and Leigh Borough and would like to join our inclusive Duke of Edinburgh scheme.

How to join

If you have an interest in enrolling to the Duke of Edinburgh scheme here in Wigan then please call us on: 01942 233323.

Activities

Next available: Feb 2020

Expressions of interest will start in 2020

Suitable for:

Young adults/children aged 10-14 years who would like to get active in the school holidays.

How to join

If you are interested in our holiday activities then either call us on: 01942 233323. Or if you would like to be on our mailing list to email: info@embracewiganandleigh.org.uk and we will let you know when activities are available.

SENDIASS

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Call us: 07776 599890

Special Educational Needs and Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service

Suitable for:

Families who would like specific advice on Special, Educational Needs and Disability, Information Advice and Support. We help families in the Wigan and Leigh area who have concerns around schooling, transition, the Education, Health and Care Plan etc.

Families of children who have disabilities or additional needs aged 0-25 years who live in the Wigan and Leigh Borough.

How to refer

Please give us a call on: 07776 599890, 07551 024929  or message via the SENDIASS Facebook page.