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Family support in your locality

Speak to someone in your locality about:

  • early help
  • social care
  • specialist teachers
  • inclusion support
  • portage support
  • special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • our Virtual School

Contact your locality:

Chesil locality

Name: Weymouth and Portland
Email: chesillocality@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305762400
Full contact details

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) enquiries

Find out about Education and Early Help Teams in localities.

Contact your locality to speak to someone in your local Education and Early Help (SEND) Team:

Contact the SEN Travel Team 

Special educational needs (SEN) Travel Team

Email: sentravelteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 225023
Full contact details

Contact the independent service SENDIASS

Dorset's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS)

SENDIASS offers information, advice and support for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

This service also directly helps young people.

SENDIASS is a free, impartial and confidential service.

SEND information, advice and support service (SENDIASS)

Email: dorset.sendiass@family-action.org.uk
Tel: 01305595477
Full contact details

Social care enquiries

Contact our Children's Advice and Duty (ChAD) Service to speak to someone about the safety or wellbeing of a child:

School enquiries

Child work permits, child performance or chaperone licences

Central Business Support Team - Children's Services

Email: csbusinesssupport@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 224143
Full contact details

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