Islington

Information Advice and Support​ provider: 

Islington SEND Community Support Service

Description of service offered:

The Service provides free, legally based, impartial, confidential and accessible information, advice and support on all matters relating to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

We offer:

  • Information and advice, either face to face, by telephone or electronically  
  • Help with preparing for meetings with schools, colleges and the Local Authority
  • Support to express your views and wishes
  • Information, advice, and support on all education, health and social care matters
  • Help with writing letters, reports and filling in forms
  • Help to complete SEN-related paperwork such as requests for EHC assessment, Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)
  • Information about local and national services and help with making referrals to services
  • Information, advice and support to help resolve conflicts and disagreements e.g. with schools, colleges and the Local Authority
  • Help with paperwork for Disability related welfare benefits including Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
  • Advice on Health & Social Care, Personal Budgets, the law on SEN & Disability,

SENDIASS services are statutory, which means that every council must provide them. The Islington service was previously delivered by Centre 404 but is now delivered by Family Action.

Address:

Islington SEND Community Support Service,
The Northern Health Centre,
580 Holloway Road
N7 6LB

Contact:

Say that you want to contact the Islington SEND Community Support Service when calling or sending an email using the contact details below.

Telephone:    

020 3031 6651 or 020 3031 6652

Email: 

islingtonsend@family-action.org.uk

Website:

www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/sendias/islingtonsend/