Information and Support

There are organistions 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 via email: housing@scilly.gov.uk, or Rachel.guy@scilly.gov.uk, or by phone, 03001234105 or direct dial 01720 424441.

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        Local Offer Scilly

Local Offer Scilly is a website providing  information about the available provision to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families on the Isles of Scilly

 

Important Documents

 

Documents and links

COUNCIL OF 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:

Lynn Plummer

Children’s Social Care

Carn Gwaval

St Mary’s

TR21 0NA

Tel:  01720 424481

Email: lynn.plummer@scilly.gov.uk

Download 

Privacy Statement for IOS Children's Disability Register pdf

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

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/6/contents/enacted

 

Young person’s guide to children’s and family Act 2014

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/young-persons-guide-to-the-children-and-families-act-2014

 

SEND Code of Practice: 0 – 25 Years

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25

 

Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mental-capacity-act-code-of-practice

 

Deprivation of liberty safeguards Code of Practice to supplement the main Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice

https://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/Deprivation%20of%20liberty%20safeguards%20code%20of%20practice.pdf

 

Council of the Isles of Scilly Young Persons Plan

www.scilly.gov.uk/childrens-services/children's-policies

 

One Vision 

https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/onevision

 

Turning the tide  

https://www.kernowccg.nhs.uk/your-health/children-and-young-people/mental-health-local-transformation-plan/

Children and Family Services

Council of the Isles of Scilly

Carn Gwaval Wellbeing Centre

St Mary's

Isles of Scilly

TR21 0NA

Telephone: 01720 424490

Email: localofferscilly@scilly.gov.uk