Telephone :- 01522 782155Customer service centre / 01522 782333 Out of hours emergencies Notes:- Adult Social Care is responsible for ensuring the most vulnerable adults in our community and their unpaid family carers are safeguarded and provided with support to meet their needs.
Childrens Social Care Team inc Children with Disabilities Team
Telephone :- 01522 782111 / 01522 782333Out of hours emergencies Notes:- Children’s Services relate to children up to the age of 18
years old, if anyone is seeking help from Children’s
Referrals via the Customer Service Centre
Telephone :- 01522 553941 / 01522 554175Mobile.:- 0845 121 2031 Notes:- If you would like to purchase equipment for yourself or after an assessment from Lincolnshire County Council (LCC). The provision of a range of major equipment and simple living aids to enable people to live independently in the community.
Email :- firstname.lastname@example.org Website :- www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/liaise Telephone :- 0800 195 1635(all calls go via Family Information Service) Notes:- Liaise SEND Information Advice and Support Service in Lincolnshire. Please have a look at the publications section for lots of useful information about EHC plans, SEND, Funding, Assessments etc
Lincoln & Lindsey Blind Society
Email :- email@example.com Website :- llbs.co.uk Telephone :- 01507 605604 Notes:- Lincoln & Lindsey Blind Society’s aim is to enhance the quality of life for blind, partially sighted and visually impaired people whatever their age or personal circumstances in life.
We give practical help, advice and assistance.
Website :- www.giveusashout.org/ Notes:- Text Shout to 85258 if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
SNAP Support Group
Email :- firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile.:- 07900 635 366 Notes:- SNAP is a friendly and inclusive support group, based in Lincoln, for all families who care for disabled, special or additional needs children, young people and adults
South Lincolnshire Blind Society
Website :- www.blind-society.org.uk/ Notes:- Major provider of services for blind and partially sighted people and their carers, who live in the Districts of North Kesteven, South Kesteven, Boston Borough and South Holland.
Steps 2 Change
Website :- www.lpft.nhs.uk/steps2change/ Telephone :- 0303 123 4000 Notes:- Also listed in Sign Posters page - more detail to be found in Signposter Listing
Website :- www.teeninfolincs.co.uk Notes:- Online information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities
Email :- email@example.com Website :- www.thesleepcharity.org.uk Telephone :- 07568 052300(Lincs key worker) Notes:- The Sleep Charity offer a range of support and services from working directly with families who are approaching crisis point to delivering training to professionals
Telephone :- 01522 706 580 Mobile.:- 07860 018887 Notes:- Do you need help to be involved in decisions about your care needs? An advocate can help you be heard, understand your options, and make your own decisions. Also
support adults with disabilities living in Lincolnshire, over the age of 18 who may be
facing a difficult time. If you have a Social Worker or Social Care involvement, are
accessing adult social care or secondary mental health services you should be eligible.
Website :- www.bbuk.org.uk/ Mobile.:- 0161 607 8219 Notes:- Information and advice for adults, children and young people with bladder and bowel problems
Care Support Jargon Buster (Think Local Act Personal website )
Website :- https://www.thinklocalactpersonal.org.uk Notes:- Go to 'Projects' on menu and Scroll down to the 'Care Act 2014'
The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean.
Email :- firstname.lastname@example.org Website :- www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/for-family-carers/ Telephone :- 0300 666 0126 Notes:- Offer information about challenging behaviour to anyone who provides unpaid support to a child, young person or adult with a severe learning disability. We can also signpost you to other specialist organisations and sources of information.
Website :- www.changing-places.org Notes:- Changing Places toilets are different to standard disabled toilets with extra features and more space to meet additional needs. Each Changing Places toilet provides:
Website :- www.disabledgo.com Notes:- DisabledGo (disability checker) is an interesting concept to provide an online resource whereby the public can check on all kinds of facilities to see what disability access and environment is like; they have surveyors going all over the country to Boots
Website :- www.disabledliving.co.uk/ Notes:- Disabled Living offer free, impartial information about services for disabled individuals and those that support them. This includes advice about products and equipment from our specialist Equipz team.
Email :- email@example.com Website :- www.epilepsy.org.uk Telephone :- 0808 800 5050 Notes:- Epilepsy Action is a charity that improves the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy.
We give advice, improve healthcare, fund research and campaign for change.
Website :- iconcope.org/contact/ Notes:- ICON is a programme that provides information about infant crying and how to cope.
IPSEA update on COVID-19, school closures and SEN provision
Email :- firstname.lastname@example.org Website :- kooth.com Notes:- Kooth is:
• Safe, confidential, anonymous
• Free at the point of need
• Available through a smart phone, tablet or computer
Kooth helps to reduce wait times for young people seeking help and removes stigma around mental health.
See signpost stands section in our library for more details.
Website :- www.listening-books.org.uk/ Notes:- Free audiobook library memberships for children with an illness, disability or learning difficulty
NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)
Website :- www.nice.org.uk Notes:- Provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.
Peeps - HIE Awareness and Support
Website :- www.peeps-hie.org Notes:- The only UK charity dedicated to supporting those affected by HIE (hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy).
Email :- email@example.com Website :- www.rettuk.org Telephone :- 01582 798 911 Notes:- Provide free support, advice and resources to anyone affected by Rett syndrome. Amongst their services their Family Support Team offer: help with diagnosis, support groups, advocacy, getting started with communication support and training, regional roadshows, accessing a specialist Rett syndrome clinic, as well as bereavement support
Email :- firstname.lastname@example.org Website :- www.sane.org.uk/ Telephone :- 0300 304 7000Sane Line (Mental Health)4.30pm – 10.30pm daily Notes:- Sane believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone
Website :- www.sibs.org.uk/ Notes:- Sibs supports brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults.
Website :- www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk/ Notes:- Together for Short Lives is a UK wide charity that, together with their members, speaks out for all children and young people who are expected to have short lives.
Website :- youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/ Mobile.:- 0808 802 5544 Notes:- Offer free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.