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The Transition Team


The Transition Support Team are based at the Broadoak and Smallshaw Community Centre in Ashton-under-Lyne.
The Transition Support Team provides social housing tenancies for the sole use of children’s services. The accommodation is for Care Leavers aged 16+ and consists of dispersed one bedroomed properties within Tameside.
The Transition Support Team provides day time holistic floating support, 7 days per week.
The Team assist young people to prepare for independent living by offering individual tailored packages of support ; this can include a variety of elements including - accessing employment and training opportunities; accessing mental health services; ensuring all benefits are claimed and are in place; accessing and trying out new hobbies and interests; budgeting and cooking;

To access this provision please discuss with your Social Worker or Personal Advisor.

Independent Skills Programme

A full programme of Independence sessions is available to all Tameside Care Leavers via the Transition Support Team.

Group work sessions are accessible from various sites across the borough and also tailored 1-1 sessions are offered flexibly to assist young people to prepare for independent living. Please talk to your Social Worker of Personal Advisor about accessing this programme.


Contact Information
Contact by Post

The Leaving Care Service
Clarence Arcade
Stamford Street
Ashton-under-Lyne
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 3168
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