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Children With Disabilities (CWD) Social Care

Stockport Family have a specialist Children with Disabilities Social Care team, who work with a wide range of professionals and play a key role in helping children and parents/carers to take control of and improve their lives in conditions where their safety or ability to participate in society is restricted due to the child's Special Educational Needs and/or Disability.

Social Workers help families:

  • Strugglng with the challenges of caring for a child or young person who has Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.
  • Facing difficulties as a result of caring for a child with a disability.
  • To care for family members who are experiencing problems with family relationships and conflicts.
  • Struggling with the challenges of growing old.
  • Suffering serious personal troubles and mental distress.
  • Experiencing drug and alcohol problems and domestic violence.
  • Feeling isolated within the community and experiencing practical problems with money or housing.

Social work is the safety net of society. Trained and qualified social workers intervene into private and/or family life in order to:

  • Protect individuals from harm to themselves or to others.
  • Promote human development and security, social inclusion and participation across the lifespan.

If you are a professional or a member of the public and you have safeguarding concerns about a child and want to make a referral to the Social Care Disability Team you can contact them in Stockport:  0161 217 6028.   For more information about the MASSH click here.

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