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Useful Links

Useful links

Here are some links to services that might be useful to you and your family within the Nottinghamshire area. If there are any groups or services that you know about which are not listed here please email us: enquiries@nottspcf.org so that we can tell other parents and carers.

 

Nottinghamshire County Council

Telephone: 0300 500 80 80 (Open Mon to Fri 8.00am to 8.00pm and Sat 8.00am to 12noon)

Email: enquiries@nottscc.gov.uk

Online contact form: Click here

Minicom: 01623 434 993

In person: At numerous customer service points across the County

 

Early Help Unit and Family Service

The service is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.30pm

Telephone: 01623 433 500 Fax: 01623 433 245

Email: early.help@nottscc.gov.uk

 

Notts Help Yourself | Local Offer

www.nottshelpyourself.org.uk

 

Flexible Short Breaks Service (FSBS)

Telephone: 0115 804 1275

Email: icds.duty@nottscc.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE:

The Local Authority’s Flexible Short Breaks offer remains under review. Whilst the review is on-going, new referral requests will not be taken or accepted into the service.

Regular updates will be posted as to the progress of the Review and NPH are working with the Local Authority to help inform the design of the future service.

 

Occupational Therapy

Contact: 0115 804 1273 (between 8.45am – 4.30pm Mon to Fri)

Email: childrenot.duty@nottscc.gov.uk

 

Ask Us Nottinghamshire (formerly Parent Partnership Service)

Telephone: 0115 804 1740

Email: enquiries@ppsnotts.org.uk

 

Ask Iris

Website: www.askiris.org.uk 

Online contact form: Click here

Email: contactus@askiris.org.uk

 

Special Needs Jungle

www.specialneedsjungle.com

A website packed full of useful information about special educational needs and disability issues faced by children and their parents.

 

Children and Families Act 2014 | SEN Code of Practice

The Children and Families Act 2014 and subsequent SEN Code of Practice came into affect from September 2014. Contact a Family produced a 2-page summary of the Act that you can download here. You can also read more information here.

Click on the image below to see what the changes mean:

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Contact a Family

Contact a Family is a national charity for families with disabled children. We provide information, advice and support. We bring families together so they can support each other. We campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.

www.cafamily.org.uk

 

IPSEA

Telephone: 0800 018 4016

IPSEA are a national charity which offers free and independent legally-based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities.

 

RIX Wiki Websites

Sign up for a FREE Wiki Website here: Click here

For more information about Wiki’s: Click here

 

POhWER

POhWER is a charity and membership organisation, who provides information, advice, support and advocacy services in Nottinghamshire: –

Website: http://www.pohwer.net/

 

National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF)

Website: http://www.nnpcf.org.uk/

 

Preparing for Adulthood

Website: http://www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk/

 

Family Fund

Website: https://www.familyfund.org.uk/

 

Council for Disabled Children

Website: https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/

 

Healthwatch Nottinghamshire

Website: http://healthwatchnottinghamshire.co.uk/

 

Child and Adolscent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

CAMHS Services are for people up to 18 years old. These are NHS services, which in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are run by Nottinghamshire Healthcare. They offer support and treatment for children aged 0 – 18 years who have emotional and/or mental health problems.

Website: http://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/camhs

 

School Nursing

The School Nurse service is often the first point of contact for children and young people aged 5 to 19 years old, and parents, who need health advice or information. They can also refer and signpost to specialist services. The team review health at key stages and provide information, advice and support about health issues.

Website: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust website

 

Children’s Development Centre (CDC)

Children’s Development Centre (CDC), City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1PB

Telephone: 0115 883 1157 or 0115 883 1158

Email: infoservicescdc@nottshc.nhs.uk

 

Children’s Therapy Centre, Kings Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 4JL

Telephone: 01623 785 019

 

Bassetlaw Community Children’s Team

Retford Hospital, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7XF
Telephone: 01777 274 422 (Mon to Fri, 9.00am to 5.00pm)