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The ECHNA explained

Who needs an assessment of SEN A child may need an Education, Health and Care needs assessment if the extra support they are receiving is not helping or they have severe or complex needs. If the assessment is agreed, your child will be issued with an…

Education Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) are legal documents which describe how the special education, health or social care needs of a child or young person (aged 0-25) will be met. These documents are designed in partnership with families and young people so they reflect…

Educational and training opportunities

Young people can leave school on the last Friday in June if they will be 16 by the end of the summer holidays. However, they must then do one of the following until they reach 18: stay in full-time education, for example at a college…

Educational Support

The Athlone Trust The Athlone Trust is a charity providing grants to help with the educational costs of adopted children living in the UK whose families are experiencing financial difficulty.  Many adopted children will have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), often the result of…

EIS referral forms

Please download the required referral document: EIS referral form  Biborough DCT support referral form

Emergency help with money

If you are struggling to afford the basic household items for your family, the following programmes may be able to help:

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Support

The mental health, mood and emotional wellbeing of children and young people is every bit as important as their physical health. Mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder are common. One in four adults will experience some kind of mental health problem…

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

What is it? A benefit that’s paid if you are unable to work because of sickness or disability. Who gets it? If you can’t work because of a pregnancy-related illness and you can’t claim Statutory Sick Pay. Employment and Support Allowance can be paid until…

Employment opportunities and support

How to write a CV Westminster careers and jobs Westminster employment service   Working in early years Jobcentre Plus

Employment Support

Employment Support  Autism Exchange Work Opportunities Autism Exchange is a work experience programme for autistic young people aged 16-25. The programme offers access to paid opportunities throughout the year in leading organisations and companies. Since being established 2015 in partnership with the Civil Service, our programme led by…