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Your SEND Local Offer

The ‘Local Offer’ is the phrase used to describe what is on offer for children and young people and their families with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

The Local Offer brings together in one place information about health, education and social care for:

  • children and young people from birth to 25 years old who have a special educational need or disability (SEND)
  • parents and carers of children with SEND
  • professionals working in health, care and education
  • providers of services for children and young people

Purpose of the Local Offer

The Local Offer has two key purposes:

  1. To provide clear, comprehensive and accessible information about the provision available, all in one place
  2. To make the provision more responsive to local needs and aspirations by directly involving children and young people with SEND, parent, carers and service providers in its development and review

Find out more

You can find out more about the support available, information and guidance on the local authority websites:

Watch this video about supporting special educational needs and disabilities across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland:

This video was not produced by Health for Under 5’s and may contain adverts.

Local offer roadshows

The roadshow aims to bring together information and services which support families of children and young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) all in one place.

You can find out where they will be visiting and book your place here.

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Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-19 years called Chat Health. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a public health nurse (health visitor/school nurse) within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens.

Should you require urgent health advice in the meantime, please contact your GP, visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. For emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E.

Page last reviewed: 24-10-2023

Next review due: 24-10-2026