Preparing for Adulthood

Preparing for adulthoodPractical advice and guidance for those soon to become adults.

This section includes information on getting a job, where to live, getting the right benefits, managing your health, transition and more.

See links below for further information.

Download the Preparing for Adulthood pathway guide (PDF, 716KB).




Important opportunity for young people and their families to make choices and decisions about their future care options.

Getting a job

Find out about apprenticeships, training and careers.


Where to live

Things to think about when deciding where to live.


Getting the right benefits

Different benefits and support that you might be able to claim if you are a young person with special educational needs or a disability.

Managing your health

Make sure you are registered with a dentist and have regular GP check-ups.

Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing information for adults and carers.

Moving On Tool

To help you find information easily, download the Moving On Tool (PDF, 152KB), which was co-produced with families and users with SEND.

Page Last Updated:

January 10, 2022

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