Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Social Care

This section has information on social care services and support for children and young people with SEND. You can search for information by age or subject area.

Information about the Child Health and DisabilitiesDisabilitiesA physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term negative effect on an individual’s ability to do normal daily activities. Team (CHADCHADThe Child Health and Disability (CHAD) team provides tailored, focused support for families where there is a child with a severe disability, to empower the family to function effectively.) and the social care offer.

For enquiries and referrals to BCP Council social care services for children and young people under 18 please contact the Children's First Response MASH.

For those over 18 please contact the Adult Social Care Contact Centre.

For information on adult social care services visit the BCP Council Adult Social Care webpages.

Information on moving from children's to adult social care services can be found in the Preparing for Adulthood section.

We welcome feedback on the Local OfferLocal OfferA local authority website resource that holds information on services and provision for children and young people with SEN and disabilities across education, health and social care and leisure.. Please share your comments and tell us if any local services not currently listed. You can use the feedback form, email us at or phone us on 01202 093131.

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The Local Offer for Children & Young People with SEND and their families