What is the Local Offer?
All local authorities must publish a Local Offer, setting out in one place information about provision they expect to be available across education, health and social care for children and young people in their area who have Special Educational Needs (SEN) and/ or are disabled, whether or not they have Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.
The Local Offer has two key purposes:
to provide clear, comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date information about the available SEND provision and how to access it; and
to make SEND provision more responsive to local needs and aspirations by directly involving disabled children and those with SEN and their parents and carers, and service providers in its development and review.
Bradford Local Offer
The Local Offer gives children and young people with special educational needs and/ or disabilities (SEND) 0-25, and their parents or carers information about what activities, services and support is available across education, health and social care in the area where they live.
The Bradford Local Offer can be accessed online via the website.
You can contact the Local Offer Team by email or telephone using the details below;
01274 439261 Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm Fri 8.30am-4.30pm
Who is the Local Offer for?
Children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from birth to 25 years and their parents/carers and SEND Service Providers.
How does it help you?
The website will make it easier to find out what you need to know, when you need to know it. It tells you where the nearest and most suitable services are.
Tou can contact us to you give feedback, raise concerns or make a comment or complaint about the Local Offer website or SEND services.
The information available contains links to organisations which may help you.
What kind of information can you find out about?
You can find out about a range of services across education, health and social care including the voluntary, social enterprise and voluntary sector services.
You can use the services section here to find out about;
- Preparing for Adulthood, Employment and Training
- Education (Provisions)
- Getting Around
- Information and Advice
- Things to do
- Social Care
- Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) & Personal Budgets
- Have your say (co-production, engagement and feedback)
- Videos for children and young people
Within services, please use the main, sub-categories and filter options, to narrow searches to meet your needs.