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KIDS 16-25 SEND Information, Advice and Support Service
A young people’s information, advice, support and advocacy service.  This can relate to information and advice about matters relating to the young people’s SEN or disabilities, including matters relating to health and social care across the whole of the East riding of Yorkshire.
The information and support enables young people to participate in decisions about their future and is impartial, confidential and accessible.

16-25 years
Location and access
182 Chanterlands Avenue,

Young people and their families can access the service at the regional office in Hull where parking is available. However, given the wide area covered by the service and the limitations many young people have in terms of transport our practitioner is also able to come directly to them in a convenient location.
Access to this service
The service has an open referral policy.  Parents, carers or young people themselves can contact the service by telephone, email, in writing, face-to-face or by completing an online enquiry form. Please see contact information for details.  
A young person can also be referred by an education, social care or health professional with their permission.

Who this service is for
The service provides information, advice and support to young people who have, or may have special educational needs or disabilities. It is not necessary for the young person to have a diagnosis to access the service.
Parent and sibling involvement
It is the decision of the young person as to whether or not their parent / carer attends with them.
Registered service and regulatory body
KIDS operates a number of services under Ofsted and CQC regulations.

Training acquired to support children and young people with SEND and their families
KIDS is a national charity offering a range of services for disabled children, young people and their families. All KIDS staff receive extensive training relevant to their particular roles and are experienced in working with children with SEND and their families.
Our Information Practitioner (SEND IAS) has received independent training on SEN and disability law, school admissions, school exclusions, health and social care law. They have also received training in person centered planning and safeguarding.
Opening times
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm 
Saturday / Sunday: Closed
Cost of service and payment options
This is a free service.
Contact information
•    Telephone: (01482) 467540 (Office)

•    Email:

•    Website:
Contacts for comments, compliments and complaints
Sue Cawkwell, Regional Director
182 Chanterlands Avenue,

Tel: (01482) 467540
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Page last updated: Monday, 18 August 2014