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About short breaks in Hampshire

What is a Short Break? A Short Break enables children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs to join in with safe, fun and interesting activities while at the same time giving parents/carers an opportunity to have a short break from caring. There are…

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…

Anti-Bullying Information

The Anti-Bullying Alliance have launched their new free Online Anti-Bullying Information Tool for parents and carers. The tool is interactive and designed to give parents and carers information about bullying. The tool will help parents if they: * are concerned that their child may be…

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…

Asthma

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties. It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood, although it can also appear for the first time in adults. For easy-to-follow guides please see the links on the right of this…

Autism and going to the cinema

As cinemas are often places that are not easily accessible, autism-friendly screenings (AFS) aim to make families feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed in an environment that can otherwise seem traumatic. Families are able to enjoy a film in an environment designed for people on the…

Autism hour

The world’s first mass participation National Autistic Society Autism Hour launched in 2017 with over 8,000 Autism Hours being held across the UK. It's a chance for you to shop with the lights dimmed and the noise lowered and for shops and their employees to learn…

Benefits post 16

  Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Due to changes in the benefit system once your child reaches 16 they may not be able to renew their claim for DLA.  Instead they will need to claim the new benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The government has produced a…

Bus Pass

Concessionary bus travel is available to people with disabilities over the age of 5. You can also apply for a companion pass if unable to travel alone. The pass entitles you to free all day travel on journeys that start in Hampshire (excluding Southampton and…

Car Sharing

Car sharing is when two or more people share a car and travel together. Car sharing is a simple way to cut the costs of fuel and parking, reduce congestion and pollution, and cut the stress of driving. Hampshire County Council has developed a free…
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