SEND Operations Team

The role of the SEND Operations Team is to carry out responsibilities that are set by the government on behalf of Essex children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

How it can help

The SEND Ops team can help you with the EHCP process for children and young people in need of a plan, including

  • administration of the 20 week statutory process
  • annual reviews
  • arranging of provision and placements

They can also help:

  • support settings, schools and families to put One Plans and EHCPs in place
  • support transitions for children and young people with EHCPs
  • build on links between settings, schools, families, social care and health services during the EHCP process

Age

0 to 25

Eligibility

For children and young people with special needs and disabilities

How to access

Contact details:

Mid Essex (Braintree, Chelmsford, Halstead and Maldon):
0333 013 9949 or SENDOperations.Mid@essex.gov.uk

North East Essex (Colchester and Tendring):
0333 013 7667 or SENDOperations.NE@essex.gov.uk

South Essex (Basildon, Billericay, Brentwood, Castle Point, Rochford and Wickford): 
0333 013 4736 or SENDOperations.South@essex.gov.uk

West Essex (Epping, Harlow and Uttlesford):
0333 013 9911 or SENDOperations.West@essex.gov.uk

Opening hours

Monday: 9:00-17:00
Tuesday: 9:00-17:00
Wednesday: 9:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-17:00
Friday: 9:00-17:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Special need

ADHD
Autism
Learning disability
Life limiting conditions
Physical disability
Sensory processing needs
Social, emotional and mental health

Area(s) covered

Basildon
Braintree
Brentwood
Castle Point
Chelmsford
Colchester
Epping Forest
Harlow
Maldon
Rochford
Tendring
Uttlesford

Can siblings without SEND also attend

No

Cost

Free

Is the service available online?

No

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