Further Information and Support (inc. SEND)

March 12th, 2019

We have collected together a list of useful websites for external agencies. This will enable parents and carers to find further information and advice on a number of issues affecting young people. There are also links to parenting groups, support networks and therapy services.

If you can’t find any support that you are looking for, please contact the school here and we’ll try and provide information internally or point you in the direction of an external agency who can help.

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Go to… Information on SEND


Go to… Information on Local Authority Organisations


Go to… Information on Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

Information on SEND

Category Organisation Link
Support for parents / carers of children and young people with disabilities or additional needs Hampshire Parent Carer Network
Advice for parents and carers of disabled children Parentvoice
Free impartial information for parents/carers with children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) Support4SEND
Autism Support The National Autistic Society
Support for parents and sufferers of Dyspraxia Dyspraxia Foundation
Support to help a bereaved child or young person. Cruse Bereavement Care
Advice for parents, carers dealing with hyperactivity and ADHD The Hyperactive Children’s Support Group
Support for parents and students with dyslexia Hampshire Dyslexia Association
Support for children and young people who have a caring responsibility. Andover Young Carers

Local Authority

Category Organisation Link
Children and family services Hampshire County Council – Children’s Services
Free school meals HCC Free school meals – eligibility checker

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

Young people in today’s world can find things difficult to navigate through. This can be a concern for parents. The links below offer some very practical guidance:

Category Organisation Link
Helping with emotional wellbeing and mental health. Hampshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
Child and adolescent mental health services Youngminds
Counselling, advice and support for children and young people across Hampshire. Hampshire Youth Access
Advice and support for parents of teenagers on drugs, alcohol, self Harming and relationships. Family Lives
Providing support, advice and information for anyone affected by mental health distress. Andover Mind
Support and provide information for family and carers of individuals who self harm. National Self-Harm Network
Targeted and specialist support services to those in crisis, leaving care, missing from home or with substance misuse or mental health problems. Catch 22
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