SEND Next Choices 2023
Getting ready for adult life
SEND Next Choices - Getting ready for adult life is returning to Leeds first direct arena on Thursday 29th June 2023!
The event is an opportunity for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their parents, carers, support workers and teachers to prepare themselves for adult life. You will be able to find out about jobs, training, apprenticeships, college courses, voluntary work, leisure activities, finances, support and benefits available in Leeds. There will also be information sessions about supported internships including what they are and how they work.
Everyone is welcome and the event is free to attend. Book your free ticket for one of three time slots:
10am to 12pm
1pm to 3pm
4pm to 6pm
Over sixty exhibitors have been announced so far including:
Ambitious About Autism – Ambitious Youth Network, Armed Forces, Askham Bryan College, Bradford College, Café Leep, Camphill Wakefield, Carers Leeds, Craven College, DWP, Employment and Skills - Leeds City Council, Equans, Future Horizons Leeds, Go Higher West Yorkshire, HFT Forest School and Day opportunities, HSBC, Interplay Theatre, Leeds Adult and Community Learning, Leeds Arts University, Leeds Autism Services, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds City College, Leeds City College - Apprenticeships, Leeds City Council – SENSAP, Leeds City Council - Transitions Team, Leeds City Council Interpreting and Translation Service, Leeds City Council Jobshop, Leeds College of Building, Leeds Hearing & Sight Loss Service, Leeds Independent Travel Training Team, Leeds Local Offer, Leeds Museums and Galleries, Leeds Pathways Support team – Leeds City Council, Leeds Playhouse, Leeds SENDIASS, Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Service (LSLCS), Teen Connect Helpline & Safe Zone, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Wood Recycling CIC, Lighthouse Futures Trust, Luv2MeetU, Medicines Management and Pharmacy Services, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Mind the Gap, Outside the Box, People Matters (West Yorkshire), Pinc College, Prince’s Trust, Purple Patch Arts, Pyramid, RAF, Reach Your Potential,Royal Mencap, Royal Navy, Scope – Career Pathways, Smart Works Leeds, Specialist Autism Services, Swarthmore Education Centre, Talentino – SEND Career Development Company, The Endorphins group, The Leeds Autism and Learning Disability Employment Task Group, The Volunteer Centre, Voluntary Action Leeds, United Response, University Centre Leeds, Wakefield Cares Careers Hub, West Yorkshire Police and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority with more to be announced.