SEND Local Offer Advisor

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The SEND local offer advisor can provide impartial information, advice and guidance to families who have children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The service is for families whose needs are likely to be met by universal and targeted services.

The advisor will help families to navigate the SEND Local Offer providing information, advice and guidance about services, activities and support available in the local area. The aim is to ensure the family receives the correct support for their needs.

The SEND local offer advisor will:

  • Be the first point of call for families to help them navigate the SEND local offer; providing information and advice regarding childcare, short breaks, activities and services.
  • Be the central contact point for families accessing short breaks at a targeted level.  Attend home visits to carry out Short Break assessments.
  • Signpost parent/carers to local support groups or the wide range of specialist and mainstream activities/services available within the local offer.
  • Support service providers to develop their accessibility and promote inclusion, ensuring accurate information about this is available on the SEND Local Offer website.

  

Who to contact

Telephone
In the first instance contact Trafford Children's First Response In the first instance contact Trafford Children's First Response 0161 912 5125 - General Helpline 8.30am to 4.30pm 0161 912 5125 - General Helpline 8.30am to 4.30pm
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Parent Organisation
Trafford Children's First Response

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Who is it for?

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

Availability

Referral Required?
Yes
Referral Details

Families can self refer or be referred into the service by a professional.  

All referrals to be directed to Trafford Children's First Response - 0161 912 5125 (General helpline 8.30am to 4.30pm)

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