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For Young People 

If you are a young person aged 16 or over with SEND we can offer you  free, confidential and impartial advice and support.
We offer information and advice about the law on special educational needs and disability covering

  • Education, health and social care
  • National and local policy
  • The North Yorkshire Local Offer
  • Your rights and choices
  • Your opportunities to participate
  • Where you can find help and advice
  • How you can access this support

Please click the coloured links on the left to access the relevant information.

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Call our advice line on 01609 536923 or contact us HERE for further support.

Take a look at our video below to find out more about how SENDIASS can help. 


If you would like some further support with regards to your wellbeing why not take a look at 

Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use. You can register anonymously on the site. This will  provide you with access to drop-in or booked online chats with British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy certified counsellors, psychotherapists and emotional wellbeing practitioners.
Kooth offers moderated peer to peer support, as well as giving you access to downloadable self-help resources, forums and discussion groups. You also have the opportunity to read and contribute to the Kooth online magazine.
For further information please watch the video below or head to their website to sign up


Mini Marketplace - The Go-To

This on line booklet made by NHS (North Yorkshire) and North Yorkshire County Council shows local and national resources.  This link takes you to an easy read version of the Go-To information 


Website that provides young people with information on looking after their mental health, getting support and advice,  and useful resources.

Charlie Waller: We’re talking mental health

Useful guidance for young people and others supporting young people who are worried about their young person’s low mood or self-harm.

The Mix: 

Support service for young people up to 25 years with various resources from a Chat service to a discussion board.