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  1. Welcome to Manchester Local Offer

    Welcome to Manchester Local Offer. This is an introduction to who we are and how we can support you, whether you are a parent/carer, family member, or working in the city with families. We’re about all things SEND for children and young people up to…
  2. What is a Young Carer?

    What is a Young Carer? Young carers are children and young people under 18 years old who provide unpaid care to a family member who is physically or mentally ill, disabled or misuses substances. The tasks and level of caring undertaken by young carers can…
  3. What's new on the Local Offer?

    Welcome to What's new on  Local Offer. Please click on view all services, to find the newest services, organisations and information we've recently added. Please note this information will be updated regularly.
  4. When Things Go Wrong

    Downloads How to appeal a SEND decision How to bring a disability discrimination claim Mediation Send Reforms Young offenders Judicial Review Legal aid Complaints CYP SEN in Youth Custody Disagreement Resolution and Mediation EHC Assessment Timelines Equality Act Early Years Equality Act Equality Act Easy…
  5. Where to get help with Childcare

    If you have any issues relating to Childcare, be it finding a suitable provider, applying for a place or paying for it.  Please contact your local Children's Centre for advice. Search for your local Children's Centre.
  6. Whole Family Pathway

    This is a tool for all adults’ and children’s services, education, health and other agencies who have contact with young carers and their families. The Children’s Society has developed this Whole Family Pathway, to ensure that however a family (Parent or Child) in need of…
  7. Winter Fuel Payment

    Winter Fuel Payment or Winter Fuel Allowance is an annual payment to help with heating costs, made to households with someone over Pension Credit age. To ask about your payment or to make a claim, call the Winter Fuel Payment Helpline on 0845 915 1515.…
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