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SOS!SEN offers friendly, independent and confidential advice for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN) through our free helpline and walk in advice centres. We offer workshops and document check services.

What we do:

  • 8 walk-in advice centres
  • Free helpline  
  • Workshops on SEN topics to empower parents
  • Document check and 1:1 advice
  • Website with information sheets

Our users say:

"Thank you for always being at the end of the phone to help. Your advice has been invaluable in making me realise that as a parent I AM NOT powerless. Thank you!"


SOS! SEN is part of the SEND Information Organisations Group (SENDIOG) - a network of like minded organisations that provide free and impartial advice to children, young people and their families.

Who to contact

0300 302 3731
Related Organisation
Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Organisations Group (SENDIOG)

Who is it for?

Supporting People With
Learning disability
Mental health conditions
Autistic Spectrum
Communication impairment
Physical impairment
Challenging Behaviour
Profound or Multiple Needs
Hearing impairment
Visual impairment

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Cost Information
Our Advice Centres and Telephone Helpline are free services run by volunteers.

How accessible is this service?

Further Details

In addition to our advice centres we have a telephone advice line, and lots of information about Special Educational Needs on our website.

Last updated date:
25 September 2017


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