East Park - Workmates
To access this service you will need to be assessed by your local social work office.
East Park has provided education and supported accommodation to young people with additional support needs, including autism, since 1874.
Workmates is East Park's programme for school leavers aged between 17 and 25. We work with young people with high support needs and provide one to one support within an individualised timetable. We support our young people to access college, work experience and community based classes.
All our young people have learning disabilities and many also have : autistic spectrum disorders, physical disabilities, communication difficulties, sensory impairment, long standing or significant health needs, challenging behaviour.
17-25 years of age
All young people have a learning disability but may also have:
- a physical disability
- ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
- health and medical needs
- personal care needs
- communication issues
- challenging behaviour
- continuing education
- work experience
- community based classes
- independent living skills
- therapeutic activities
East Park has provided Education and Supported Accommodation services to children and young people with additional support needs, including autism, since 1874. Our philosophy reflects current legislation, best practice and a commitment to excellence. All our services focus on the needs of the young people and encourage partnership with the child and family. Our purpose built state of the art facilities help us continuously improve our services and skills in working with children from across Scotland.
East Park is accredited by the National Autistic Society, is a SQA Approved Centre, regularly inspected by the Care Inspectorate and Education Scotland.
Workmates is registered with the Care Inspectorate as a Support Service.
Workmates 9.00am - 3.00pm
Accessibility to changing area with hoist