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Hounslow Local Offer

The Local Offer is where you'll find information to support children and young people (from 0 to 25 years) who have special education needs and disabilities. clear, comprehensive, information on how to access support specialist services that respond to the young person’s needs by involving…

Hounslow parent carers forum

Get together with other parents of young people (0 to 25 years) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The Hounslow parent carers’ forum is a friendly group of parents who meet once a month to discuss SEND issues such as health, education and employment. You’re…

Housing advice

Information and advice on all issues related to housing can be found on the Hounslow Council website. If you would prefer to speak to someone, please call 020 8583 3842 and choose one of the following options: Council tenant enquiries and repairs Leaseholders and landlords…

How to get a social care assessment

If you feel you or your child is eligible for extra care or support, you can ask for an assessment. Before you contact us  You should download the eligibility guide for support for young people aged 0 to 18 here (PDF 71KB)  It will explain the specific…

How to get direct payments

Instead of receiving support through council services, now you can get money to pay directly for the services you need. You’ll need to speak to your SEN officer about getting a personal budget to do this. Direct payments give you more flexibility and choice in…

If there is a problem

If you feel the wrong decision has been made or there is a problem with the process or your child’s provision.  What you should do first The first thing you should do is speak to your SEN officer about the problem, their name will be on any communication you…

If you think your child has special needs

If you feel your child has special education needs or disabilities, their school or nursery will assess them to see if they need any extra support. You simply need to speak to the special educational needs coordinator (SENCO). If your child is not at a…

Local Support Groups and Organisations

For parents and carers there are support groups in Hounslow and also national helplines for many conditions and also other organisations that can be helpful if you are looking for advice and support. Please email if you know of helpful organisations or are in one so you…