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  1. Eligibility criteria

    The Care Act introduces a national eligibility threshold for care and support. The eligibility threshold consists of three criteria, all of which must be met. The eligibility threshold for service users is based on identifying: 1. whether a person’s needs are due to a physical…
  2. Childcare Options

      What options are available to help you care for your child? Choosing the type of childcare that will suit your family is an important decision and will be based on what is available to you, your working pattern, your child’s needs and the cost.…
  3. Adult Social Care

      Hampshire County Council Adult Services provides information and access to services for people with social care needs. To find out more on Adult Social Care in Adult Services please visit the external link on the right.  Here you can find information on care and…
  4. Supported Internships

    What is a supported internship? Supported internships are structured study programmes based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with a statement of SEN, a Learning Difficulty Assessment or an Education, Health and Care plan to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping…
  5. Apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships give you the chance to earn and learn at the same time and take between one to four years to complete. What is an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are a mixture of on-the-job and off-the-job training for young people and adults 16 and over. On-the-job, you…
  6. Access to Work Grants

    An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you: • start working • stay in work • move into self-employment or start a business The grant is not for business start-up…
  7. Finding a Local Support Group

    Being able to share your experiences with other people in a similar situation can be a tremendous comfort for many parents. There are a number of support groups in Hampshire, some aimed at parents of children who have specific disabilities, while others cover a broad…
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