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Support Services

Young People in Transition

Becoming an adult

As you prepare for adulthood, you may feel like you face a number of challenges. For one, leaving education and moving into employment can seem like a daunting experience but with the right preparation moving into adulthood can go smoothly.

Leaving your childhood behind can perhaps feel a little difficult but it should also feel exciting as you move into a world of new experiences and opportunities. Ideally you should be preparing for adulthood from year 9 at school, thinking about what you would like to do, where you would like to live and how you will get the support you need.

The Staying healthy section has lots of information to help you manage your own health and wellbeing as well as guidance on how to access health services.

Go to the Staying healthy section here

The 'Staying Independent' section of this website gives you advice and guidance that can help you to make choices around your life as you become an adult.

Go to the Staying independent section

You can also search for services for young people on our community support directory by using the young people filter on the left hand side of the directory.

Search our community support directory here

Alternatively, you can use the 'Useful links' section on the right hand side of this page to find information on specific aspects of becoming an adult

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