Independent Supporters are individuals who provide advice and support for parents of disabled children or young people and those with SEN, through the statutory assessment and Education, Health and Care Plan processes. Independent Supporters offer a range of support in each local authority area, such as liaison across different agencies and advice on personal budgets.
Your local Independent Supporter
Looking to get in touch with your local Independent Supporter? We've updated this document which gives you details of all Independent Supporters and how you can get in touch with them.
Find out more about the service
If you are a parent and want to learn how an Independent Supporter can help you then please have a look at our information sheet, or our quick guide for parents.
We also have an information sheet and a guide for young people on how an Independent Supporter can help you them.
If you have any questions about Independent Support, do not hesitate to get in touch with the team on firstname.lastname@example.org