Parent Carers provide or intend to provide support to a child under the age of 25 who has a disability and/or additional needs.
Our Parent Carer Key Workers can support you to access information and advice, work through difficult emotions, socialise with peers and have a voice. Find a parent carer peer support group near you on our calendar.
North East Lincolnshire
North East Lincolnshire SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service) is a confidential and information, advice and support service on issues related to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).
Parent Participation Forum
SEND Local Offer
Provides and directs you to information that will support children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
If your child does not have SEND but you feel they need support in some part of their development, the information on this website can help.
It helps parents, children and young people aged 0 to 25 years find information about specialist and targeted services and activities in North East Lincolnshire.
We have a Siblings group for brothers & sisters (aged 8-15 years) of a child with a disability or additional needs. The monthly programme (5 sessions) aims to focus on the child, we talk about their life and who is in their world, we discuss & reflect on their feelings, how they are coping, how they communicate (encourage lots of this) and we end the programme looking at resources that promote the wellbeing of the child. The sessions are fun and informative.
Please call us on 01652 650585 for more information.
SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disability, Information, Advice and Support Service) North Lincolnshire is a free service for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their parents and carers. It’s impartial and we give confidential information, advice and support in relation to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and related health and social care matters.
Family Information Service
The Family Information Service provides free, impartial information and advice to families in North Lincolnshire. It aims to provide an efficient, accessible information service to support parents, Carers and families. It has a wide range of information for children and young people aged 0 to 20 and their families.
The Children’s Centres in North Lincolnshire provide a range of services and support for families with children of all ages – from unborn baby to teenager.
A toolkit is available from Cerebra which aims to support disabled people and Carers, as well as their families and advisers, who are encountering difficulties with the statutory agencies in relation to the provision of health, social care and education support services.
This site is created for young people, carers and professionals to pool together lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support your mental health and wellbeing.
Government help with childcare costs for parents. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.
Contact supports families with disabled children with the best possible guidance and information. It brings families together to support each other, and helps families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and others.
Council for Disabled Children
An online library of resources that you can access to find out more about disability policy and practice which includes a selection of materials specifically written with parents in mind.
The Children’s’ Bowel and Bladder Charity offer advice, resources and training to parents and carers to improve the lives of all children and young people in the UK facing continence challenges.
Family and Childcare Trust
The Family and Childcare Trust works to make the UK a better place for families, focusing on childcare and the early years to make a difference to families’ lives now and in the long term.
Gingerbread is a charity helping single parents. If you cannot find the information you need on their website, you can call their helpline.
A free online mental health and wellbeing support service for children and young people. People aged 11-25 can use kooth.com to receive online sessions with counsellors, peer-to-peer support and more.
Preparing for Adulthood
Provides expertise and support to local authorities and their partners to embed preparing for adulthood from the earliest years. The site also contains a useful fact sheet on the Children and Families Act.
Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25.
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