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Moving from children's to adult services in Richmond (Transition)

Moving into adulthood can be an exciting time of new opportunities, choices and increasing independence. However, it can also be a worrying time as you move on from familiar people, services and places to face new challenges and responsibilities.

Find out how children’s and adult services work together to identify young people in Richmond who are likely to need support from adult social care once they turn 18 years old.  The links below open pages on Richmond Council website:

Preparing for Adulthood (opens a new window)

What transitions planning involves (opens a new window)


  • Transition pathways 
  • Transition protocol 
  • mental health transition framework 

Principles of a good transition (opens a new window)

The transition journey (opens a new window)

Young people's lived experiences (opens a new window)