Targeted Health Outreach Team run services for young people who have additional needs e.g. Learning Disabilities, autistic spectrum condition including Aspergers or those with physical disabilities.
What we do:
They specifically work with those who have no input from social work services (or whose level of need means they are ineligible for a children’s or adult social worker).
are aged 14 - 19
have special educational needs (SEN) or a disability
would like some support around developing their independence and improving their health wellbeing
Targeted Health Outreach – 1:1 Support
1:1 support is initially offered for 6 sessions with an opportunity to review. A Targeted Health Outreach worker can support individuals to plan for their future and feel more in control of their emotional and physical health and well-being.
1:1 support can be used to prepare individuals for transition to college / work / further education. This can include visiting possible post 16 education or training providers and travel training to and from the venues.
Targeted Health Outreach Team – other projects, clubs and opportunities.
Do you think we have helped you at all? Young person 'A': Yes, especially with travel training and independence- I remember Chrissy came to my school and BSix. I feel like I know my area better because of you
Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer
Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
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