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Children, young people and families: get involved


We commit to support children, young people and families to work with us
so that our services are designed with the people who will use them
and give everyone the best opportunity in life.

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Weymouth home for children

Find out more about our plans to help our children stay in Dorset.


SEND travel

Does your child use SEND home to school transport? Tell us what your key challenges are.

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You said, we did in our Local Offer

Read our plans in response to feedback about our Local Offer for children with SEND in Dorset.

0 to 5 years

You said, we did for our Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA)

Read our plans in response to feedback about childcare provision for children with SEND in Dorset.

What we're doing together


How we're doing

These reports show you how we're doing in providing Children's Services:

Decision making

We make important decisions with elected councillors.
Decisions that affect children and families come to the following committees:

Dorset Youth Voice summit report 2020

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Our Family Information Service newsletter gives details about services for families; our special education needs or disability (SEND) newsletter has support and activities information.


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