Child and Young People’s Support Service (CAYPS)

The Child and Young People’s Support Service (CAYPS) team sits within the Child and Young People with Disablities (CYPWD) service and provides support to children and young people aged 0 to 25 years.

The CAYPS team work directly with children, young people and their families, to address difficulties encounted as a result of the child or young person’s additional needs.

For example, issues around:

  • behaviour management
  • boundaries
  • routines
  • communication
  • wishes and feelings work
  • difficulties accessing the community and activities
  • social skills
  • independence and life skills.

Hours of operation

Flexible to meet the needs of the family between 7am and 7pm.


How the service is accessed

Social Worker Referral.


Phone number

0345 603 7627

Operational locations

  • Essex