Growing up in Stockport
This booklet is for young people, their families and carers, who might need a little bit of extra help and support as they grow up. The booklet aims to help young people get ready for becoming an adult. It is about helping you plan for the future.
This booklet is not a directory of services, and there will be lots of things that are not in it, but don’t worry. There is space at the end of each section for you to jot down useful names, numbers and websites.
This booklet 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.