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SENDIASS Manchester

 SENDIASS Information, Advice and Support Manchester SENDIASS Manchester


Email:  or   | Telephone: 0161 209 8356  

[Monday-Friday office hours 8.30 am-3.30 pm].  Answer-machine available. The service aims to respond to all calls within 24 hours.
SENDIASS, Hulme District Office, 323 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 4UW


 SENDIASS has a wealth of information for families. The service can support parents and carers with:

Information on-

  • The law on SEND, Health and Social Care where they link to education
  • Local policy and practice
  • Personal budgets and working together (personalisation)
  • The Local Offer
  • Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP)
  • Mediation and dispute resolution, Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal Service and complaints procedures


Advice about-

  • Gathering, understanding and interpreting information and applying it to your own situation
  • Signposting to other services for information, advice and support
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • How to get the best from a meeting


Support with-

  • Preparing for and attending meetings
  • Writing letters
  • Understanding reports
  • The EHC Plan process and annual reviews
  • Admissions and Exclusions
  • Post 16 Provision
  • Working in partnership with schools and the local authority to develop positive relationships


Follow this link for further information and useful guides for parents and carers: SENDIASS Manchester Parents/Carers