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What is Portage?

The Portage Home Visiting Service is for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who have significant delay in at least two areas of their development.

The service will also work with the early years setting that your child attends so that different skills can be supported by everyone working with your child. 

To find more information on the Hampshire Portage Service please click the link here: Hampshire Portage Service | Family Information and Services Hub (

To make a referral please clink the link to the online electronic referral here: SERVICES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN - REQUEST FOR SUPPORT PORTAGE SERVICE (

For further information see the Portage Service listings in this hub or look at the service details on the parent pages of our website.

The National Portage Association has some helpful feedback from parents about their experiences of portage.

Last reviewed January 2023

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