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This section contains information about services that could be available to you to meet your social care needs and advice about other aspects of social care support for children and young people aged 0 - 25 who have a disability or additional need. 

Information here will include details about social work teams, assessment and eligibility, care and support planning, direct payments, and personal budgets.  Access to some services may require an assessment of need however, this would be clearly stated in the information about that particular service. 

Together for Children and Sunderland City Council cannot recommend or endorse any providers or services listed.  Please read our full disclaimer here.

  • Click the link on the right to view all services in this category.
  • You can narrow your results by using the filters on the right hand side of the results screen. 
  • You can also add results to a shortlist in order to tailor them to your child and family's needs.

We have provided some advice and guidance articles below which may help you: See Related Advice 

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