Masefield Road, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS25 4JY
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HARTLEPOOL Information, Advice and Support Service (formerly Hartlepool Parent Partnership Services)
Telephone: 01429 284876
Contact Person: Tracy Liveras
Opening Times: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm. Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (All year round)
Hartlepool Information, Advice and Support Service plays a key role in promoting positive relationships between parents, children, young people, schools, local authorities (LAs) and others. This is important in enabling children and young people with SEND to achieve their potential. Hartlepool Information, Advice and Support Service will provide support in order to ensure that parents of children and young people with SEND are fully informed and involved in their child's education. Although the Information, Advice and Support Service are part of the LA, it operates independently from The SEND Education Services offering impartial advice, support and information.
The following Information, advice and support is available for parents, carers’ children and young people through Hartlepool’s Information, Advice and Support Service:
HARTLEPOOL Information, Advice and Support Services
Between September 2014 and March 2016 the Government has made funding available to provide specialist individual support to parents, carers, children and young people who are involved in an Education, Health, and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment
Trained Independent Supporters will work with you throughout the assessment period. They can explain each stage, help you to get your views across and ensure you take an active lead role in this process
Independent Support in Hartlepool will be jointly provided by Hartlepool Information, Advice and Support Services (formerly Parent Partnership Services) and in partnership with Core Assets Children’s Service
Hartlepool IASS will work with families of pupils up to the age of 25 years who are new to the EHC needs assessment process, Statement transfers, Post 16 transfers, Complex requests and for families requiring ongoing support.
For further information please contact us on: 01429 284876 or email: HARTLEPOOLIASS@hartlepool.gov.uk
Core Assets Children’s Service will work with families who are transferring from a Statement or LDA to an EHC Plan and who are new to the EHC process
For further information please contact us on: 0800 028 8455 or email ISreferrals@coreassets.com Alternatively visit our website: www.coreassets.com/what-we-do/independent-support-services/
What does an Independent Supporter do?
Independent Supporters will provide parents and young people with time limited help to support the parent or young person during the EHC needs assessment and planning process.
The role of the Independent Supporter is to:
Hartlepool Borough Council Parent Partnership Service
Hartlepool Families First aims to ensure that all residents in Hartlepool and its surrounding area, regardless of age or ability, enjoy a healthy and fulsome life and achieve to the very best of their capabilities.
The First Contact and Support Hub (FCSH) provides information, advice and guidance on services and support for children, young people and families. Contact Details: Tel - 01429 284284
Hartlepool child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) provides assessment and appropriate treatment or intervention for children and young people up to their 18th birthday who are experiencing mental health problems, with the aim of positive mental health promotion.
The team has three main functions
Treatments/interventions offered are evidence based and vary from individual, group and family approaches.