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SEND Local Offer Rutland Information Service

Support for families

Most support for families can be provided by Early Help Services who work with children, young people and their families to offer the right support at an early stage before a small need becomes a bigger one.

A number of different professionals and organisations may be involved in Early Help to offer support in a range of areas. Early Help and support for families includes services provided in the community by the health service, schools and the police. Support provided by Rutland County Council include Visions, Aiming High, Young Carers, Carers and the Youth Service. There are also many voluntary organisations in Rutland offering support for families.

Find out who's who and what they do.

If you need to contact someone from the SEND team at Rutland County Council please email

Children with Disabilities Statement

The statement outlines the services which are available to support children and young people with SEND and their families, including the thresholds for accessing services from the Children with Disabilities (CWD) social care service.

The guidance outlines how the differing needs of children and young people with SEND can be met, the types of services which are available and how these can be accessed.

Read the Children with Disabilities Statement


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