Derbyshire Young Carers Service
Derbyshire Young Carers Service provide support to Young Carers across the county (Not Derby City). Young Carers are children or young people who provide care for one or more family members who have disabilities, long-term physical illnesses, mental health difficulties or who misuse drugs or alcohol.
They may be taking on physical, personal, financial and/or emotional care.
Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service (DIASS)
Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service (DIASS) is the new name for the Parent Partnership Service.
They provide independent information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), as well as their parents and carers. This includes Autism, Aspergers, ADHD, Dyslexia or any other special educational need.
They also support children, young people and parents affected by exclusion from school.
Fairplay supports children and young people with disabilities and additional needs, and their families, across North Derbyshire.
Local Send Offer
Information for young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities, and their families. Derbyshire’s Local Offer includes leisure and activity providers, health and care services, education providers and support groups.
The Local Offer simply aims to pull information about available services into one place and make it clear and accessible for you and your family.
- early education
- family support and support services in the home or community (known as outreach) for parents and carers
- child development
- information, advice and guidance to other services available
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.