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Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDiass) - Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service

A free, confidential and impartial service for children and young people with SEND who live across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and their parents or carers.

We can give help, support and information if:

  • You are a child or young person (0 - 25) with special educational needs or a disability (SEND)
  • A parent or carer of a child or young person (0 - 25) with a special educational need or disability (SEND)
  • You are the parent or carer of a child of school age who has been excluded from school or is at risk of exclusion
  • You are going through the Education, Health and Care planning process or the Annual Reviewprocess

Contact email is: sendiass@bcpcouncil.gov.uk 

Times vary during school holidays - please listen to our voicemail message for opening times.    

As we are a small service we may be away from our desks helping other people when you call so please leave a voicemail message (24 hours) or email.

We support children and young people age 0 - 25 with special educational needs and disabilities and their parents or carers. Please see our website link for leaflets and other information.

If you live in Christchurch or Bournemouth and you would like advice from SENDiass for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, please call the Bournemouth office: 01202 451970.

If you live in Poole and you would like advice from SENDiass for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, please call the Poole office: 01202 261933.

Name
SENDIASS
 Address
Number 18
18 Hill Street
Poole Town
Poole
Dorset
Postcode
BH15 1NR
 Telephone
01202 261933
 E-mail
sendiass@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
 Website
https://www.poole.gov.uk/
Contact Name
Victoria Hunt
Directions
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Times Available:
Monday – Thursday: 9.00am – 4.45pm
Friday: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Often we are out at meetings, so it is always better to make an appointment in advance. There is an answerphone for you to leave a message if we are unavailable. We will aim to get back to you within 2 working days. We operate a restricted service in school holidays
please listen to the voicemail message for details.
Further Opening Details:
We operate a restricted service in school holidays
please listen to the voicemail message for details.
Availability:
All Year Round
Age:
From 0 years  0 months to 25 years  0 months.
Costs:
This Service is Free
Other Costs:
Often we are out at meetings, so it is always better to make an appointment in advance. There is an answerphone for you to leave a message if we are unavailable. We will aim to get back to you within 2 working days.
Referral Criteria:
Self Referral
Languages Spoken:
English

Are your staff DBS Approved?
Yes
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Yes
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?
Yes
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