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Shropshire IASS – factsheets and resources

Education

SEND support

EHCPs

School communication

Resolving Concerns

Health

Healthwatch Shropshire

Healthwatch Shropshire is the health and social care champion for people and local communities in Shropshire. They help make sure everyone gets the best from their health and social care services – and that those services are as good as they can be and work in a joined up way. Healthwatch want to understand people’s experiences and what matters most to them.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides community-based health services for adults in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and some services in surrounding areas too. These range from district nursing, health visiting and running four community hospitals through to providing very specialist community care through talented and dedicated staff.

NHS Choices

NHS choices is the official website of the National Health Service in England. Click here for information on care and support.

Change 4 Life

Change 4 Life is a good place to find ways to “help your kids stay healthy”



Social Care

Meeting the needs of a child with SEND can sometimes be challenging, and you might feel that you need some extra help and support to improve things for your child and your family.

Citizens Advice Shropshire works in partnership with A4u to provide legal advice for children and young people up to age 25 on:

  • Welfare benefits
  • Claims and appeals
  • Community care issues
  • Advocacy
  • Help with form filling – PIP, DLA and ESA

For a referral to A4U please contact IASS.

Shropshire Choices – Shropshire’s website for information about adult social care in Shropshire

Shropshire’s Local Offer – includes information about Social Care for children with SEND and their families

Shropshire Family Information Service Directory – lots of information for children and young people with SEND and their families

Early Help – taking action to support a child, young person or their family as soon as a problem emerges

Compass – compass promotes early help, and is also responsible for receiving new enquiries regarding concerns for the welfare or protection of children and young people in Shropshire. Click here for their leaflet.

Transition – moving from children to adult services