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  1. The Mental Capacity Act

    The Mental Capacity Act's starting point is the assumption that adults have the capacity to make all or some decisions for themselves, unless it is shown that they do not. If they do not, people should be given all appropriate help and support to allow them to…
  2. Dates for your diary

    Dates for your diary What’s happening? Wednesday 28 September 2022 at 6pm Deadline to register interestThe online registration form must be submitted by this date. Tuesday 4 October at Lift Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm.  Wednesday 5 October at Platform Youth Hub, 4.30pm-6.30pm. Information sessionsIf you are…
  3. Voting in the Youth Council election

    Youth Council election 2022 Who can vote? People aged between 11 and 17, are eligible to vote between Tuesday 1 November to 10 November 2022. If you are an 11 year-old, you must be at secondary, rather than primary school. To vote, you must also…
  4. Sexual Health Services for Young People with SEND

    Sexual Health Services for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged up to 25 years of age are provided through a number of Young People’s Sexual Health Clinics based within the Islington area.  These sexual health services can be contacted directly by a…
  5. Transition Pathways

    Islington Council and Health partners are committed to developing clear and transparent pathways with service users to support young people with SEND who may need ongoing care and support to move seamlessly into adult services. Over the next 12 months’ partners will be developing an…
  6. Employment and Support Allowance

    If you’re ill or disabled, Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) offers you: Financial support if you’re unable to work Personalised help so that you can work if you’re able to You can apply for ESA if you’re employed, self employed or unemployed. Check if you’re…
  7. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

    Personal Independence Payment (PIP) can help you with some of the extra costs if you have a long term ill-health or disability. You could get between £22.65 and £145.35 a week if you’re aged 16 or over and have not reached State Pension age. The…
  8. Universal Credit

    Universal Credit is a new government benefit for working age people on a low income or who are out of work. Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly. Universal Credit is run by the Department for work and…
  9. Housing Network

    In a housing network you will live in your own home, which is usually a council or housing association flat. There will be other people living in flats nearby who are also part of the housing network.Housing networks are for people with learning disabilities who…
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