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Supportive Parents - SEND Information Advice and Support Service

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

  • 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 1:1 Consultations – see our website for details about upcoming evening surgeries.

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.


Who to contact

0117 989 7725
Supportive Parents website

Where to go

Supportive Parents for Special Children
Royal Oak Avenue

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Telephone support line is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-2 term time only

Other details


Referral Details

Parents, carers or young people can contact us directly, no referral is required.  Professionals can support individuals to make contact with us directly.

Related Links
Supportive Parents Information Resource Leaflets

Local offer


Telephone support line and face to face support for parents, carers and young people in North Somerset.

Contact Telephone
0117 989 7725
Contact Email
Local Offer Age Bands
Preparing for Adulthood
Secondary School
Primary School
Early Years
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type
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