Hampshire’s Local Offer for Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities
Your Local Offer – Information and services available in Hampshire for children and young people (birth to 25) who have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND)
Hampshire’s Local Offer (co-produced with parents, carers and young people) aims to help you find your way through the maze of information to reach the best solutions for you / your child.
|Hampshire Healthy Families was launched in 2020 as a partnership between the Trust and Barnardos. The service is commissioned to support families, parents and carers of children aged from 0-19 years old and to deliver the Healthy Child Programme across Hampshire. This is done by providing access to Health Visitors and School Nurses as well as other services and regular courses to help support child development.
|Basingstoke Young Carers: Founded as a project in 2009, later formed as a Charity in 2019. Basingstoke & District Young Carers aims to better identify and provide support for young carers and their families to develop emotionally and physically, as well as being able to take full advantage of opportunities for educational achievement.
|NHS CAMHS work together as a team to help young people and their families. Every clinician (someone who sees and treats patients) who works at CAMHS is able to provide high quality assessments and treatments (called ‘interventions’). Sometimes, young people benefit from seeing a number of different clinicians or clinicians with specialist skills and training. You or your family may have a preference about who you see and what type of help and support you would like to access.
In April 2009, Spotlight started to provide free and low-cost activities for young people in Basingstoke, helping them increase confidence and self-esteem. It wasn’t long before the vision grew and founder Michaela could look to expand.
In addition to fun activities for young people, we also provide emotional and practical support where needed – a crucial aspect of supporting mentally healthy youngster
|Mind: Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
|Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity championing the well-being and mental health of young people. The charity is supported by the National Lottery and the website has advice for parents on how they can help their children.
|No Limits is an award-winning, local, independent charity providing a unique combination of prevention, early intervention and crisis support to young people, based on a nationally evidenced model. They provide information, advice, counselling and support through a range of services.
|HappyMaps is an award-winning charity developed by healthcare professionals with help from parents and young people.
A digital friend for ages 8-11 it helps children explore feelings
Ollee asks how you’re feeling and offers ideas about what to do. If you’re not sure, Ollee will help you figure it out. Children and parents can both create and connect accounts – to share advice together. Try in a web browser or download the app.