Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

What is the Local Offer?

Local Offer publishes services available for children and young people (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

We, and all other local authorities, are required to publish this information by:

Easy read guide to the Local Offer

You can download this easy read guide which explains what the Local Offer is and how you can use it:

Film about the Local Offer

You can watch this film to find out more about the Local Offer:

 

What does the Local Offer do?

The Local Offer:

  • improves choice and transparency for families
  • helps professionals to understand the range of services and provision available locally
  • improves joint commissioning arrangements for services by setting out in a single place what is available locally

We are working together with children and young people, parents and carers and with local services, including the voluntary and community sector, to develop our offer and keep it under review. The Shooting Stars group support the Local Offer with advice and guidance and proof read our easy read guides.

If you would like to be involved then please contact us by emailing LocalOffer@northamptonshire.gov.uk.

What does the Local Offer cover?

  • special educational provision
  • health provision
  • social care provision
  • other educational provision
  • training provision
  • arrangements for children and young people to travel to schools, colleges and early years education
  • leisure and sports opportunities
  • preparing for adulthood information

Annual report from Northamptonshire's Local Offer

Help with using the Local Offer

If you need help using this site see our Help page. We also have a guide to getting the most out of using our search and advice on how to use the Browsealoud widget.

The Local Offer also produces a newsletter each term that is available for people who don't use the internet. It is called SNIX and can be sent out on request. Sign up by completing the Special Needs Index Data Collection Form.

Publicity and promotion

Find the Local Offer in neighbouring authorities

Talent Identification Programme | NorthamptonshireFA

Fancy yourself as an England footballer? Don't forget to book on to Northants Football Association England Talent Day this Sunday! ⚽

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Holiday activity days - Northamptonshire County Council

Have a child aged 2.5 to 6 years? Looking for something to do during the holidays? Why not try a Holiday Activity session at Everdon Outdoor Learning ...

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Amazing Things Happen

An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness #AutismAwarenessWeek #WAAW

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Timeline Photos

There's still tickets Kettering Symphony Orchestra's spring concert this weekend! 🎼

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Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The results from the recent Care Quality Commission inspection for Northamptonshire Healthcare Trust. Congratulations everyone.

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Timeline Photos

Cineworld’s next autism friendly film screening is Beauty and the Beast on Sunday 2nd April at 11am

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20/03/2017 13:21
some of the events we have been to and are planning for 2017, including 2020 and Summer Sendsation
21/12/2016 11:37
An opportunity to look back at the last year on the Local Offer
22/09/2016 10:07
This article was sent to us for our SNIX magazine about the secret joys of having a baby with Downs.
17/08/2016 12:02
Inspired by a summer of sport with success at Wimbledon and in Rio? There are plenty of sporting opportunities in Northamptonshire to join in with