If you’re under the age of 25, have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and live in Leicester city, we’re here to help you. 

The help we offer is:

  • Free
  • Private – we won’t talk to anyone about you unless you say it’s OK or we think you might be in danger
  • Fair – we won’t tell you what to do or take sides. We’ll support you to make your own choices

How we can help

We can give you information to help you understand things that affect your life, like Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments and Plans.

We can also give you advice and support with things like:

  • Understanding difficult documents & completing paperwork
  • Attending meetings
  • Listening to you, help you put your thoughts into words and ensuring your views are heard

We can also offer lots of other kinds of support. If you need something, please call us.

How to get started

We’re here to help. Contact us on:

0116 482 0870


The Council for Disabled Children has created a few short videos to help support young people’s understanding of the SEND reforms and how the changes affect them.

SENDIASS Resources


What you need to know about the SEND Reforms:

What the SEND Reforms mean for Post-16 support:

What are Education, Health and SocialCare Plans (EHCP)?

What is an Annual Review of an EHCP?

What is a Person Centred Planning meeting?

What you need to know about the Local Offer:

The new National  Information Advice and Support Service Minimum Standards are now available. An easy read version can be found here.