HEALTH & WELFARE
We are always concerned about your health, safety and welfare as each of these can have an impact on your academic progress. Whatever your particular issues (legal, medical, etc.) there are experienced advisers to help address your health and welfare needs.
We can help with:
- Up-to-date information on health-related matters
- Basic legal and consumer advice
- Managing a budget and coping with debt
- Entitlement to benefits
- Contact with outside agencies (eg. District Councils)
- Contact with local GP
Careers South West
Careers South West aims to help young people overcome barriers to learning, training and employment.
If you need support or guidance on any issues, which are affecting your progress, then a personal adviser may be able to help.We can provide information, advice or direct you to the help you need on the following issues:
- Money, debts, benefits etc.
- Housing, homelessness, problems with landlords/ladies.
- Personal and relationship, at home, in college or with friends.
- Health, drugs, alcohol, mental health and sexual health.
- Spare time, volunteering or taking time out.
- Careers advice and guidance.
- Your rights as a young person.
Local Careers South West Advisors:
- Maryla Caddy and Michaela Jones (Cornwall College St Austell)
- Mary Jones (Duchy College, Stoke)
- Maria Bunyan (Cornwall College Saltash)
- Martin Grigg and Gail Anderson (Cornwall College Camborne, Rosewarne and Falmouth Marine School)
To find out more about the Careers South West service please visit the Careers South West website and find out how young people can get involved in the services that affect them.