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Getting help for your child

Early help

Early Help includes childcare and funding, group sessions and programmes for your child’s development as well as local information, and links to support for both parents and professionals

Health visitors

The Health Visiting service is available to all families in North East Lincolnshire who are expecting a baby, have a new born or a child up to the age of 5

Neurodevelopmental service

This is the route for children and young people (up to their 18th year), where support has already been accessed and tried, but further multi-disciplinary discussions may be required. NAViGO’s neurodevelopmental service is the service you will use for a diagnosis of ADHD or Autism.

SEND teams

  • The Special Educational Needs Assessment and Review Team for EHCP’s
  • The Specialist Advisory Service. Specialise in Learning and Cognition, Communication and Interaction and in Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
  • The Educational Team for Hearing and Vision (ETHV). To support children and young people who have been diagnosed with hearing and/or vision loss


Providing free, confidential and impartial advice and support to young people and parents/carers of a child in relation to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) living within North East Lincolnshire

Resources – Witherslack Group

Find free webinars, podcasts and other resources for ADHDAutismMental HealthSpeech, Language and Communication and Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP).

Home | The Tree House Project

A community for young carers.

NELC SEND Local Offer | Sleep – NELC SEND Local Offer (

Access training to help your child to sleep better.

Education, health and care plans

If your child is still not making progress, even with support from school, you can ask us to assess him or her for an EHCP

Complex Care Team

The Children’s Complex Health Team support children and young people with complex health needs; their families and professionals working with them. This page has information on the team and their work, continuing care, and personal health budgets.

NELC SEND Local Offer | Transforming Care Programme

The Transforming Care Programme focuses on improving services for children and young people with learning disabilities, autism or both, and who also have challenging behaviour or mental health conditions.

Humber, Coast and Vale Keyworker Service

A keyworker ensures children and young people with a learning disability, autism, or both, with the most complex needs get the right support at the right time.

National support for SEND

IPSEA, Contact, NSPCC, SENSE, and Council for Disabled Children. Find a range of support for your child, family, and yourself.

GOV.UK – SEND guide for parents

A guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND)

Digital support

Helping you to get online and build your digital skills

Contact us

Find the contact details for key services