Information and Support
There are organisations that can offer you support and information:
Council of the Isles of Scilly Housing Department can offer assistance with benefit application forms
They can assist with the whole suite of Universal credit applications, this includes housing rebates, child tax credit, income support, JSA, ESA, working tax credits as well as traditional housing benefit application forms. They are happy to help via Microsoft Teams, telephone or face-to-face whilst maintaining safe distancing during these uncertain times.
To request help, you can contact housing
phone, 03001234105 or direct dial 01720 424441
Documents and links
Isles of Scilly Inclusion Charter
Council of the Isles of Scilly Children's Disability Register
What is the Council of the Isles of Scilly Children’s Disability Register?
The CIOS Children’s Disability Register is a voluntary register for children and young people with a disability, additional need or impairment, aged 0-19 years and living in Scilly. It is your choice if you want to be part of this register.
The benefits of being on the Register:
be kept informed and up to date about services and activities in Scilly for disabled children and young people and their families through our contact list
have the opportunity to share your views through consultation and surveys, to influence planning for the needs and demands for services in Scilly
The information you give us is important as it helps us to plan and monitor services.
How to Join the Council of the Isles of Scilly Disability Register:
To join you need to complete the Council of the Isles of Scilly Disability registration form and return it to:
Children’s Social Care
Tel: 01720 424481
The Council of the Isles of Scilly Disability Register is not linked to any other register and will not affect entitlement to services or benefits.
Please note, being on the Council of the Isles of Scilly Disability Register does not automatically entitle your child to services.
Information given on this form will be seen and used by Children’s Social Care staff and treated as confidential. All data is held securely and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will keep the details on this form on our database so that we can keep you in touch by post, phone and email. We will not share personal information with any other organisation.
Children and Families Act
Young person’s guide to children’s and family Act 2014
SEND Code of Practice: 0 – 25 Years
Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice
Deprivation of liberty safeguards Code of Practice to supplement the main Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice
Council of the Isles of Scilly Young Persons Plan
Turning the tide