There are a number of local and national services designed to support parents and carers on many SEND areas. Some popular services are listed below:
(formally called Parent Partnership Service) has been established to ensure that parents and carers of children from 3 to 19 years with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) have access to information, advice and guidance to allow them to make informed decisions about their child’s education. The service helps parents write letters and complete forms, deal with education issues, visit schools and provide information about the SEND process.
Southwark supports families living in Southwark who have disabled children between the ages of 0 and 19. They offer a wide range of services to families with disabled children including GRAPEVINE a regular, free, newsletter which is available from their website.
The Family Information Service (FIS) provides information on local services available to children, young people and families in Southwark. They can assist with:
The information directory is for parents, young people and practitioners to look up services for children, young people and families, including: