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Advice and support for parents

This is an introduction to what support, advice and services are out there to help you and your family on your SEND journey. You don’t need a diagnosis to access some of these services.

These two Worcestershire organisations offer advice, information and support for carers in the county.

Information from Worcestershire SEND Local Offer: Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

Website: Worcestershire Association of Carers (WAC) (opens in a new window)

Information from Worcestershire SEND Local Offer: Parents and carer support groups

Information from Worcestershire SEND Local Offer: Useful websites

Information from Worcestershire SEND Local Offer: Pre School Forum

Information from Worcestershire SEND Local Offer: Training for parents

Information from Worcestershire SEND Local Offer: Money matters

Neighbouring Local Authorities

You may live near to a border in Worcestershire and sometimes the closest support groups or charities may be in a neighbouring county.

All Local Authority areas have their own versions of the Local Offer website. Here are the links to the neighbouring Local Authorities Local Offer websites.

Website: Birmingham Local Offer (opens in a new window)

Website: Dudley Local Offer (opens in a new window)

Website: Gloucestershire Local Offer (opens in a new window)

Website: Herefordshire Local Offer (opens in a new window)

Website: Staffordshire Local Offer (opens in a new window)

Website: Shropshire Local Offer (opens in a new window)

Website: Warwickshire Local Offer (opens in a new window)