Contact SEND teams and support services
Who to contact for support and services if your child has special educational needs or disabilities.
East Kent (Canterbury, Thanet and Swale)
South Kent (Ashford, Dover and Folkestone and Hythe)
West Kent (Maidstone, Tunbridge Well, Tonbridge and Malling)
North Kent (Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks)
Specialist teaching and learning services
If your SEN officer or SEN area team cannot answer your transport question, you can contact us as below.
General SEND transport enquiries (eligibility and applications)
- your child’s eligibility to receive transport
- changes to your circumstances
- change of address or school
- Personal Transport Budgets
- Independent Travel Training.
Journey, operator or driver issues
Information, Advice and Support Kent (IASK)
Information, Advice and Support Kent offer confidential and impartial information, advice and support to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their parents.
National Network for Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF)
The National Network for Parent Carer Forums network of parents and carers who have children with additional needs and disabilities.
Help with assessments and plans
IASK can help you with education, health and care assessments and plans. All enquiries are answered by trained staff.
Challenging behaviour workshops
Join a local workshop to find out how you can improve the understanding of challenging behaviour for people with severe learning disabilities.
Complaints about a school or college's SEND support
If you are unhappy with how your child's school or college is meeting your child's needs, you should speak to your school first and then your named case worker if you have one.
If you are still unhappy, follow our schools complaints procedure.
Complaints about SEND services
If you are unhappy about any of the services that we provide, speak to the person you have been dealing with or your named case worker if you have one.
If you are still unhappy, follow our complaints procedure.