Greenwich

Information Advice and Support​ provider: 

SENDIASS Royal Greenwich

Description of service offered:

Children and young people up to 25 years with special educational needs and disabilities- as well as their parents and carers- can access free and impartial information, advice and support through Royal Greenwich SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS). SENDIASS staff support good working relationships between parents, early years and education settings and the local authority, empowering parents to play an active and informed role in their child's learning.

SENDIASS staff can:

  • give help and advice over the phone
  • give practical support, such as help filling in forms and letter writing
  • help parents to understand the assessment process
  • help with meetings at school
  • provide support in annual reviews
  • signpost parents to other statutory and voluntary sector agencies and support groups including Greenwich Parent Voice, an independent group of parents in Greenwich (who all have children with special educational needs or disability)
  • help parents to draw up a profile of their child
  • start a parental request for an EHC plan and link parents, carers and young people to Independent Supporters

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Address:

The Woolwich Centre 
35 Wellington Street 
Woolwich
SE18 6HQ

Telephone:

020 8921 6921 and leave a message with the Families Information Service for SENDIASS

Email:

sendiass@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Website:

http://familiesinformation.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/kb5/greenwich/fsd/service.page?id=9eU8aLGC3Yg