Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) - local offer

If you are aged 12-25 years old and have special educational needs or a disability we can provide help, advice and support.

Information for you

We've got lots of information that can help you including:

  • Finding a job - support available to help you gain skills and qualifications, find a job and while you work.
  • Housing - includes links to housing options, equipment or adaptations to help you in your home, financial help, and information from your local council
  • Making decisions and getting your views heard - Advice, advocacy, your rights and groups you can join to have your say
  • Money - where to get advice and help with extra costs if you have special educational needs or a disability
  • Supported internships - a study programme for 16 to 24 your olds where you learn at work in college.

This is part of the local offer.

What is the local offer?

The local offer has information about the support and services you can get if you have special educational needs or a disability.

It is for children and young people up to age 25 and their families.

You can find Lancashire's local offer at www.lancashire.gov.uk/send.

If you don't have access to the internet at home you can get help to access it at some libraries and schools. If you’d like updates on SEND support and activities in Lancashire, you can subscribe to our free SEND newsletter. If you'd like to receive updates from the local offer you can also find lots of information on our local offer Facebook page.

The following short film from the Council for Disabled Children talks about the local offer which is part of the new SEND law that came in on 1 September 2014.

Get involved

We will keep working on the local offer and we want to know what you think so that we can make it better. You can tell us what you think about the local offer by filling in our feedback form.


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