Providing the SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIAS) in North Somerset
Supportive Parents provide North Somerset's free, confidential and impartial information, Advice and Support Services for parents, children and young people up to age 25. We have produced a series of information resources based on the changes brought in by the Children and Families Act 2014.
SP-16-25 - is a service providing information advice and support for young people.
How can we help?
We provide Parents, Carers, Children and Young People (0-25 yrs) with free, confidential, and impartial information, advice and support to help them participate fully in planning for their special education, health and social care needs, as well as for their future.
What can we offer?
Telephone Support – You can speak to our Information, Advice and Support line advisors between 10am - 2pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday during term time. 0117 9897725 or you can e mail us using the form on our website www.supportiveparents.org.uk
- Paperwork – We can help you with planning paperwork, letters, contributions, reports, statutory assessments, reviews, etc
- Meetings – We can help you to plan and prepare for meetings. We may also be able to provide support at meetings.
- Face to Face Support – We offer appointments for meetings at our offices and may also be able to offer home visits if needed.
- Local Support Groups – We hold support group meetings in Weston and Portishead, we often invite speakers - see our website for details.
We aim to encourage parents and children, young people and professionals to work more closely together in the best interests of children and young people, to voice the views of parents, children and young people and raise awareness of SEND.