Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

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The drop-ins normally happen on a rotating basis across North, Central and South Manchester.

We are aiming to resume face-to-face drop-ins by November 2021. However, this may change depending on Covid restrictions.

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The SEND Local Offer Drop-ins are a great way for parents & carers of children or young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) to find relevant information and support. Friendly and informal, please feel free to share your stories and ask questions.

The drop-ins are usually attended by the following organisations, subject to their availability:

  • Manchester Parent Carer Forum

    We’ll be on hand to listen to your stories and questions. We will try to help and signpost you to the relevant services and organisations who may be able to give you expert advice and support.

    Our SPACE Team will also be there to speak to you about the wonderful parent/carer support group that they regularly run.

  • Local Offer Engagement Team

    Manchester City Council’s Local Offer team organises and hosts these drop-ins.

  • CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

  • Early Help Hub

  • SEND IASS (Information, Advice and Support Service) Team

  • Lifted Carers Centre

  • Manchester Parent Champions

  • Manchester Sensory Support Service (for children with hearing or vision loss)

  • One Education (Educational Psychologists)

    Educational psychologists from One Education will be doing 30-minute one-to-one sessions via :

    • 10-10:30am
    • 10:30-11am
    • 11-11:30am
    • 11:30am-12pm

    Please reserve your exclusive time slot through the button below:

    Reserve your 30-minute session
  • Rodney House Outreach Service for Early Years (RHOSEY)

  • Short Breaks Team

Future SEND Early Help Local Offer Drop-ins

List of SEND Local Offer drop-ins in 2021-2022

Click here for information about future SEND Local Offer Drop-ins across Manchester or to learn more about the SEND Local Offer in Manchester. Please note that, due to the coronavirus situation, we may need to replace future drop-ins with virtual sessions.