Parent Support

Parent Support



This book is a valuable source of information about all sorts of organisations that can offer support and advice to families with children with additional needs.

Suffolk County Council - Family Information Service
Offers free and impartial advice to parents about finding childcare, the free early education entitlement and other family services for 0-19 year olds.

Norfolk County Council - Family Information Service
Can offer you guidance and information on childcare and signpost you to support services for issues that affect your family's well being.

Suffolk County Council - Children, Families and Learning
An overview of educational options and admissions processes for children in Suffolk.

Suffolk County Council - Special Education Needs
Information for disabled children, young people and their families about support for education, short breaks, young carers, sensory and communication services.

Suffolk County Council - Transport Services
Information on the support available for Special Educational Need transport.
Telephone: 01473 265064 or 03456 066067

Norfolk County Council - Transport Services
Telephone: 01603 223956

Customer First is the initial point of contact for social services in Suffolk.
Telephone: 0808 800 4005

Support and services on offer in Norfolk to children and young people with Special Educational Needs.

A one-stop shop for Suffolk children and young people with additional needs and disabilities.

Book short breaks and activities or visit the health section to learn more about how health care services are delivered in Suffolk and how you can access these. 

Provides a diverse range of specialist residential and community-based services for vulnerable children young people and families across East Anglia.

Your free e-learning resource for the UK workforce.

Endorsed by Suffolk County Council for help with school uniform

Sense supports people who are deaf/blind and those with sensory impairments.

Topcats provides opportunities and activities for additional needs young persons in the Suffolk area.

Suffolk Family Carers help by offering information and guidance to support you in your caring role.

The Befriending Scheme provides friendship and learning opportunities for adults (16yrs+) from vulnerable groups, including those with mental health needs and older people, as well as existing members with learning disabilities.

Fledglings is a charity which sells equipment and toys for children with disabilities.