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Family Information and Services Hub

Welcome to the Family Information and Services Hub

including Hampshire Local Offer and Hampshire Gateway

Here you will find information about what is going on in your area, details on how to access services, organisations and activities in Hampshire, and the advice and support that is available.

**What's new** 

Special Educational Needs (SEN) banding framework - Consultation Now Open

A consultation is open regarding proposals to change the way that top-up funding is paid to state-funded mainstream schools to make provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) who are subject to an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. The purpose of the proposed change is to improve how the budget is allocated to mainstream schools to support children with an EHC plan in the most effective way possible.

The consultation is open until 6 December 2020. Further details can be found on the consultation page.

Hampshire Parent Carer Network are running online engagement events for parents and carers about the consultation. The dates and details can be found here: Banding Event Dates

Hampshire Perspectives - Hampshire County Council's New Resident's Forum

The County Council is looking for local people to join this new forum to help shape the delivery of essential services, and support the County to get ‘back on its feet’ as we navigate through COVID-19. Anyone who lives in Hampshire and is over 18 can sign up.

Members will be asked for their feedback, on a regular basis, on issues that are important to local people. This, in turn, will help drive changes and improvements. Taking part should be quick and easy – short, five minute surveys, every 2-4 weeks, on a wide range of topics.

For further details, and to sign up, see our website:

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Information and advice

If you are having difficulties in finding appropriate childcare and you are a key worker or a parent/guardian of a vulnerable child, please complete this online form to request help.

For the latest information and advice about Coronavirus in Hampshire, follow this link to our main information page.

Your Local Offer - Information on services available in Hampshire for children and young people from birth to 25 who have Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). Hampshire’s Local Offer has been developed with parents, carers and young people to help you find the right services and support for you and your family.

Your feedback is very important! It will help us to improve the Local Offer and the services we offer.

Please complete our feedback form to let us know what you think.

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