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The Young People's Service

The Young People's Service is for young people 15+ who are:

  • In care;

  • Preparing to leave care

  • Have already left care

If you are 16 + vulnerable in need...
They will make sure you are provided with the right opportunities to enable you to achieve your aims for the future until you are 18.

If you are a care leaver...
The service will be provided until you reach 21, or 25 if you are in full-time education.

The service is made up of specialist staff including: Young Person's Adviser, Supporting Lodgings Service; Accommodation Adviser.

The support available to you

The service is here to help you prepare for your future. This means you will receive help with:

  • Developing life skills

  • Benefit advice and financial issues

  • Making claims for benefits

  • Finding appropriate accommodation

  • The law and legal rights

  • Personal support

  • Health issues and sexual health

  • Reaching decisions regarding employment, training and education

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Contact information

If you need to get in touch with the Young People's Service, please use the contact information provided below.


The Young People's Service
Council Offices
Green Lane
Spennymoor
DL16 6JQ

Telephone: 03000 262271
First Contact/Out of Hours: 03000 267979

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