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Personal budgets for children or young people with SEND

Young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families can get free independent advice and access disagreement mediation services.

Lewisham special educational needs and disabilities information advice and support service (SENDIASS) offers independent information, advice and support.

You can access this service if you live in the borough and:

  • you care for a child or young person with SEND (up to 25 years old)
  • you are a young person with SEND aged 16 to 25


Lewisham SENDIASS website.

Email: lewisham@kids.org.uk

Telephone: 0203 319 2163 

Mediation Service

You can access a free disagreement resolution service from KIDS SEND if you have a problem with:

  • your child’s school or education provider
  • us

Kids mediation service.

Telephone: 03330 062 835 (option 2) 

Email: mediationlondon@kids.org.uk 

Find out what a mediation session involves and how to access the service.