Information Advice and Support​ provider:

Plymouth Information Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS)

Description of service offered:

Plymouth information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS) provides information,advice and support relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) for parents, carers, children and young people within the Plymouth Local Authority area. PIAS provides parents, carers of children and young people with SEND and also the children and young people indpendently with:

Support at meetings

Support with choosing schools, education and training setting

Careers South West (CSW) and PIAS are under contract from the Department for Education (DfE) to provide Independent Support to help parents, carers, children and young people to understand the SEND process.

Information provided is impartial and confidential.

Opening hours:

Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm

Other times by arrangement. 


Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre
Scott Business Park
Beacon Park Road

Helpline number:  

Telephone: 01752 258933 
Freephone: 0800 9531131