Portsmouth Local Offer

For children, young people and their families with a special educational need or disability.

Information and Support

Hospital Passport

A hospital/health passport for young people and adults with special needs and disability. The All About Me hospital/health passport is aimed at helping health professionals get the correct information about a young person or adult with special needs or disability to ensure they get the best care.

Tel: 023 8060 8900

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Housing

Information for council tenants and private tenants and landlords, as well as how to find a home.

Tel: 023 9268 4600 or 023 9283 4989

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Impacting On You Newsletters

These newsletters, produced by Portsmouth Parent Voice, contain information, advice and support for parents/carers of children and young people (0-25) with special needs and disability.

Tel: 07825 185 608

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Inclusion Centres in Portsmouth Schools

The role of Inclusion Centres is to enable pupils with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities to have access to their education as an integral part of a mainstream school.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Inclusion Support Panel - a multi disciplinary advisory panel

The Inclusion Support Panel is a multi-disciplinary advisory panel. It helps Portsmouth City Council to make consistent highly informed decisions about how to support children and young people's special educational needs and disabilities. It also advises the local authority about making fair access arrangements for pupils. Finally, it also now hears home to school transport appeals.

Tel: 02392 841238

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Independence and Wellbeing

Portsmouth City Council's Independence and Wellbeing services are here to help you look after yourself, both physically and mentally. These services are available to anyone. Many are available free of charge and don't need any form of assessment. Information on Occupational Therapy and Mobility Equipment is included in this section.

Tel: 023 9268 0810.

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Information for Carers

A carer is anyone who cares for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support. This section provides information for carers available on Portsmouth City Councils website.

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Information Sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan following a move into area'

An information sheet providing information on amending an Education, Health and Care Plan following a move into area.

Tel: 02392 841238.

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Information Sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan for Year 9 pupils onwards'.

An information sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan for Year 9 pupils onwards'

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Information Sheet on 'Education, Health and Care Plans'

Education, Health and Care (EHCP) Plans replace Statements of Special Educational Needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments (Moving on Plans).

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Information Sheet on 'What is an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment?'

An Information Sheet on 'What is an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment?'

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Information Sheet on 'What is included in an Education, Health and Care Plan?'

An Information Sheet on 'What is included in an Education, Health and Care Plan?'

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Information sheets on all stages of the Education, Health and Care Plan assessment process.

Information leaflets on all stages of the Education, Health and Care Plan assessment process.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Information, Guidance and Forms for Annual Reviews for pupils up to Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 onwards.

This section contains Information, Guidance and Forms for Annual Reviews for pupils up to Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 onwards.

Tel: 023 9282 2251

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Internet Safety - On Line Safety

The internet is a great way to connect with others and learn new things. It’s important you know how to stay safe and keep others safe online.

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Into Work

Into Work will help you to look at your skills, goals and interests and work with you to help you find voluntary work, paid work, or maybe you would like to try some work experience. They will also offer practical help i.e.. completing application forms, looking at options and opportunities.

Tel: 02392 794365

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