Get Set GO 2019! Wednesday 3 April 2019 10am to 2:30pm

Get Set GO 2019! Next steps into Adulthood for young people, aged 14-25 with special needs and disabilities (SEND).   This free event jointly organised by Wandsworth Council and South Thames College,  with funding from Wandsworth Ambitions Careers Cluster, and support from Positive Parent Action, is for young people, 14-25 with SEND, their parents/carers and other service providers, and professionals. 

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With more stands, workshops and presentations than last year’s excellent event, this year it will cover Health, Housing and Social Activities. Along with Employment, these will be arranged in four Zones.

Registration is from 10am and the event closes at 2:30pm.  Please book your free tickets on Eventbrite.   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-set-go-2019-tickets-52156215645

You must also book for the workshops separately on Eventbrite.

11 am to 12 noon, Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) about the Role of the Job Centre which will cover:

  • What is the Job Centre about?
  • Universal Credit – How to apply
  • Employers & Access to Work
  • PIP (Personal Independence Payments) Process

Book Workshop 1 

12 noon to 1pm,  0 to 25 Disabilities Team on Getting Support from Social Services which will cover:

  • Financial Assessments
  • Personal Budgets
  • Housing

Book Workshop 2

1 pm to 2pm Zach Esdaile, Planning for the Future Legal Workshop on:

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advocacy
  • Wills
  • Housing Tenure

Book Workshop 3

 Individual cases will not be discussed during the workshops, but attendees can speak to staff on the relevant stalls.

This event will demonstrate the various routes young people can take into education, employment, training, independent travel,  independent living, health support, money and benefits, social life and more.

Schools can bring groups of students aged from 14 to 19.  Young people 14 to 25 years old, at out of borough schools or colleges, parents, carers, professionals, employers, teachers, providers and trainers will join us for this exciting event.

This event follows on from the last three year's successful Get Set GO! events.   We will have a range of exhibitors covering a wide offer of provision and services. These will include education, traineeships, housing options, health information, benefits and social life.   You can attend all or just part of the event.

There will be workshops and inspiring talks from young people about their routes to work, social lives and more.

Find out about: 

  • your choices after school or college
  • alternatives to education
  • Local training and support activities and forthcoming events
  • How to find a job or training place
  • Where to live
  • how to travel
  • local support groups and other services
  • Answers to any questions you or your parents/carers may have about your future

The exhibitors include:

  • 0 to 25 Disability Team

  • A2i Dyslexia

  • ACIS (Adult Care Information Service)

  • Apprenticeships and Skills Development Officer (WBC)

  • Baked Bean Company

  • Capel Manor College

  • Carney's Community

  • Carshalton College and Kingston College

  • Deaf First

  • Disabled Children's Register (DCR), WAND and WAND+ Cards and Parent Champions

  • Enable Leisure and Culture

  • Free2b-alliance

  • Generate

  • Green Academies Project

  • Healthwatch

  • Housing Options

  • Kingston University
  • National Autistic Society Wandsworth

  • Neuro Gaming

  • MCCH
  • One Trust

  • Orchard Hill College

  • Positive Parent Action

  • Prince's Trust

  • Project Search

  • Roots and Shoots

  • Share Community

  • South Thames College

  • Supported Employment Service Richmond and Wandsworth

  • THRIVE Online
  • Unique Youth

  • University of Roehampton
  • VoiceAbility (Wandsworth Advocates)

  • Wandsworth Carers' Centres

  • Wandsworth Information Advice and Support Service (WIASS)

  • Wandsworth Learning Disability Healthcare Team

  • Wandsworth Safeguarding Children Board

  • Wandsworth's RIX Wikis

  • Wandsworth Work Match

  • WorkRight 

  • Workshop 305

To find out more and book as an exhibitor please  email getsetgo@wandsworth.gov.uk

Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us:

thriveonline@wandsworth.gov.uk 
020 8871 7899