Lambeth's SEND Local Offer

Welcome to Lambeth's Local Offer. This is the place to find out about services and support for children and young people, aged 0 to 25, with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

Whether you want to know about education, health, social care or how to prepare for adult life; whether you're a parent or carer, a young person or a professional, choose the path that's right for you.

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Summer of food and fun - free activities from Monday 25 July to Friday 26 August

A programme for children and young people aged 4 to 16 who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals.

  • Free healthy meals
  • Fun physical activities to suit different tastes and ages
  • Guidance on food and nutrition for the whole family

Activities and services are intended to be inclusive to children and young people with SEND, though not all are suitable for all children. Speak to services about your child’s individual needs.

Find summer activities near you

SEND consultations and the SEND review

The Government are running two consultations where children and young people with SEND, their parents, carers and everyone who works with them are invited to give their views on recently proposed changes. Find out how to take part and what's happening with the SEND review. 

They are asking for your views on: 

  • A new approach to area SEND inspections 
  • Changes to proposed timescales for reviews of EHCPs 

You can also find out what's happening now consultation on the SEND and Alternative Provision green paper has closed.

Go to our Codes of practice, policies and guidance page to find out more information about the consultations and how to take part.    

Codes of practice, policies and guidance

Choose your path

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I'm a parent or carer

What you need to know about early years, school, college and getting into work, plus help with travel, health and social care, finding things to do and getting involved.

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I'm a young person

If you’re between 14 and 25, this is what you need to know about preparing for adult life. Education, training, work, health and more.

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I'm a professional

If you work with children and young people with SEND, and their families, this is where you’ll find what you need to know better how to support them.

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Lambeth Information, Advice and Support Service (LIASS)

Free, confidential and impartial support and advice on everything to do with SEND in education.