We can also support you if you are a Parent Carer or caring for someone with an Autistic Spectrum Condition.  Click on the buttons below to jump to those pages.

Autistic Spectrum Conditions
Parent Carers

Useful Information

For help and support for People with Learning Disabilities/Challenging Needs who receive little or no support from West Sussex County Council.

My Network

For guidance when completing PIP application forms see attachment from Carers UK

PIP Factsheet

For local services and support for people with learning disabilities and their families
Mid Sussex Worthing

Mencap

For information and how to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services

Turn2Us

Support Groups coming up

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At Carers Support, our Learning Disabilities Team can offer support to anyone caring for someone with a Learning Disability.  We offer a flexible programme of support and also provide information about a host of local and national organisations.

Useful links

Learning Disability Partnership Board (LDPB)  – is made up of people with learning disabilities, carers and people from health and community services. The LDPB meet together to talk about important issues for people with learning disabilities and their family and friend carers, such as advocacy services, direct payments, work opportunities and social care services in West Sussex. The aim is to make sure people with learning disabilities get their rights and that people who provide services make their services available to people with a learning disability and make them easy to use.

BILD uses its skills, knowledge and experience to turn policy into practice, solve problems and improve support for people with disabilities.

Mencap want to improve the lives of people with a learning disability and their families now, and fight alongside them for a better future. They team up with our network of over 400 local groups to reach people across England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

NICE National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence page on challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: prevention and interventions for people with learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges.

Connect to Support has links to other local services who offer support

Access to Healthcare for information about healthcare services for people with LD/Challenging needs

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Carers UK

Carers UK Help with Council Tax

Impact Initiatives

Universal Credit pages on GOV.UK

An introduction to Universal Credit video

Jobcentre offices where eligible claimants can make a claim for Universal Credit

Money Advice Service support for Universal Credit

Universal Credit Managing Your Money video

Money Advice Service Universal Credit video

The Universal Credit Personal Planner – aimed at helping financial and digital preparation

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