Independent Support

Independent Support provides support for parents of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), and young people with SEN, through the coordinated assessment and Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC) processes introduced on the 1st September 2014 by the Children and Families Act 2014. 

Parents and young people up the age of 25 can access the service for information and support on:

  • Education, Health and Care Plans
  • Transfer Reviews
  • Requesting an co-ordinated Education Health and Care needs assessment
  • Personal Budgets
  • Services and support available in Darlington for families of children with Special Educational Needs and disabled children

Who to contact

Name
ChYPS (Children and Young People’s Service)
Telephone
01325 254848
Email
chyps@darlingtondisability.org
Website
http://www.darlingtondisability.org/independentsupport/independentsupport.html

Where we are

Name of venue
Darlington Association On Disability
Venue address
Unit 1P, Enterprise House Valley Street North
Darlington
Postcode
DL1 1GY

Other details

Referral required?
No
Referral and availability notes

Anybody can refer to Independent Support including self-referrals from parents and young people.

Related links
IASS

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