About the Local Offer Find out about our services for children and young people with SEND, how the support system works and legal guidance. Early Years SEND Support See what support there is for children up to age five, how to choose childcare, and what you can do to help. Understand the legal process applied when starting school with an EHC Education and SEND support Read about our SEND provision, support in schools and colleges, online learning, higher education and more. Education Health and Care plans (EHCP) If your child is not progressing as expected, you can request a needs assessment for an Education, Health and Care plan. Social, emotional and mental wellbeing Find out where you can go for advice and help if you're concerned about your child's wellbeing. Health services for children and young people Learn about health services for children and young people with SEND, how to access them, and common SEND conditions. Preparing for adulthood Learn more about the options open to you, from college and work, to independent living. Money matters From budgeting to benefits, where to apply for funds and grants, and finding advice, read our money matters guide. Transport and getting around Disabilities and impairments can make travel a challenge. Read about Home to school travel assistance and other support. Social care and short breaks Details of practical support we provide for vulnerable young people, safeguarding, care assessments, and short breaks. Information and advice Find out where you can get support as a parent and carer, and find information and advice on caring for a child with SEND. Things to do Check out our guide to accessible and fun leisure activities, your child can enjoy on their own, or together as a family. All-Age Carers An overview of the support available to unpaid carers of all ages who live in Waltham Forest. Information on SEND conditions Information on various SEND conditions, from autism to visual impairments, and where to get support. Lester House, Respite Centre Waltham Forest is proud to present a newly built short break service on Leyton Green Road. Short breaks Consultation We are inviting you to share your views on our proposed changes to the Short Break service for children and young people with disabilities in Waltham Forest.