Local Offer

Our Local Offer's for families and carers of children up to 25 years old with special educational needs. Find out what’s available to do with health, education and social care and use our directory to find what you need

About Bournemouth's Local Offer

Find out what the Local Offer is all about, who it's for and how to make the most of your Local Offer

What Happens When

Read about what's involved in a range of different situations you might find yourself in if your child has special education needs or disabilities

Advice & Support

Find out about the different types of advice and support that's available for you and your family

Education, Health & Care Plans

EHCP replaced Statement of Special Educational Need for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities

Education For Children With Special Educational Needs

Whether your child goes to mainstream school or a special school you can find out more about education here

Health & Wellbeing

We're working with other local authorities to set out everything available in Bournemouth and other areas for children and young people with SEN


Find out about Direct Payments, Personal Budgets and how SEN support is paid for in schools

Becoming An Adult

Find out more about services and information to help over 16s with things like leaving school and living independently

Care & Caring

Social care services for all ages and respite options for children and young people in Bournemouth


Find activities and short breaks for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities in Bournemouth

Tell Us About

This is the place to find out how to leave feedback, make a complaint, or appeal against a decision regarding your child's SEN services

Information For Providers

Helpful advice for providers about using the SEND Directory to promote your service on Bournemouth's Local Offer


Contact Us


General Enquiries

01202 451451


Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road


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