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Livewell Southend / SEND Local Offer

I am a Parent or Carer

Welcome to the Southend-on Sea Local Offer - this is where you can find support or information aimed at helping you as a parent or carer of a child or young person with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).

There are 3 ways to find what you are looking for:

  • You can use the search facility at the top of the page
  • You can search by topic
  • Or, you can read the answers to these questions by clicking on them (below)

I am worried about my child's progress - what should I do?

I am worried about my child's health - what should I do?

How can I get in touch with other parents or carers?

What is an Education, Health and Care Plan and how do I request an assessment for my child?

What is a Personal Budget?

Is my child able to access transport to and from their place of education or training?

Where can I get independent advice and support?

Where can I get help with respite care and other support for carers?

Where can I get specialist equipment or toys?

How do I raise a concern or make a complaint?

How can I get involved in reviewing and designing SEND services or give feedback?

Please contact the Local Offer Team on 01702 212328 or localoffer@southend.gov.uk to join our Service User Groups

family voice southend-the Southend Parent forum

Who can help me with SEND processes and policies?

 Last updated: 02 Jul 2020

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