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The SEND Advice Service (formerly Parent Partnership Service) offers free confidential information, advice and support on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to children, young people and parents. 

Advice and support

SEND Advice offers a free confidential and impartial service to children, young people and parents of children who have, or may have, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities(SEND). 

How we can help

We are at ‘arm's length’ from the local authority and schools.>

Our many years of experience of SEND have helped thousands of parents get the answers they need about their child’s difficulties.

If we don't know the answer to your question, we can advise you on getting further help (PDF)

Our impartiality

The service offered is impartial, all parties involved in discussions will be treated equally and given access to factual information to inform the decision making process.

All information and provided by parents/carers to SEND Advice is always treated confidentially .

Contact us

Bedford Borough SEND Advice Service
Borough Hall,
Cauldwell Street,  
Bedford 
MK42 9AP

Telephone: 01234 276 267

Email: sendadvice@bedford.gov.uk