This information is for young people, their families and carers who may need a little bit of extra help getting ready for becoming an adult. It is about helping you plan for the future.
This information talks a lot about being independent. This does not mean having to do everything for yourself or doing things on your own. When we talk about being independent, this is about you doing as much for yourself as possible and learning new skills. Being independent is different for different people. To be independent we often need a lot of help and support from our family, friends and community.
There is lots of information on this website, so it might be helpful to ask someone to help you go through it. If you would like to download a copy for yourself click here. Lots of people will help you as you grow, including your family, friends, people at school, college and youth clubs. Talk to them about anything you are worried about.