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Useful Contacts

Here are some contacts for some different departments that may be useful to our families. 

Derbyshire

Support for young children with additional needs:

EarlyYears.SENHelpline@derbyshire.gov.uk – Derbyshire

Physical Impairment Team:

Email: Donna.Marie.Carter@derbyshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01629 532485 or 07815 996548

Email: Rachel.Wessels@derbyshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01629 532908 or 07824 839585

Rachel Wessels - Principal Advisory Teacher
Sensory and Physical Support Service - Physical Impairment
SEN Support Services
Grange Street
Alfreton
DE55 7JA

General Email: Physical.Impairment@derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Visual Impairment Team:

Donna.Marie.Carter@derbyshire.gov.uk

Claire Cotton: 07816 103135 or 01629 532488

Offices:

Alfreton Office
Sensory and Physical Support Service – Vision Impairment
SEN Support Services
Grange Street
Alfreton
DE55 7JA
Telephone: 01629 532391

Chesterfield Office
Sensory and Physical Support Service – Vision Impairment
SEN Support Services Centre
School Road
Chesterfield
S41 8LJ
Telephone: 01629 537686

 

Hearing Impairment Team:

Donna Marie Carter Head of Service
Sensory and Physical Support Service – Hearing Impairment
SEN Support Services
Grange Street
Alfreton
DE55 7JA
Email: Donna.Marie.Carter@derbyshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01629 532485

 

Educational Psychology Service:

Telephone: 01629 533815
Email: EDPsych.Adminripley@derbyshire.gov.uk

Michael Lane - Principal Educational Psychologist and Strategic Lead for All Age Inclusion Support 0-25
Email: Michael.lane@derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Specialist Service for Special Educational Needs:

Alex Butler
Head of Service (SSSEN)
Email: Alex.Butler@derbyshire.gov.uk or telephone: 01629 532722
For general enquiries relating to SSSEN, please email: CS.SSSENenquiries@derbyshire.gov.uk

 

Free School Meals

01629 536481

 

Nottinghamshire

Special Needs Travel Assistance:

0300 500 80 80

Travel assistance for children and young people with special transport needs | Nottinghamshire County Council

 

Activities and Support in Nottingham:

Email
fis@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Telephone
0800 458 4114 (Families Information Service)

Special Education Needs & Disabilities Local Offer | Ask Lion - Nottingham City Directory

 

Be U Notts

Be U Notts is a free, accessible and convenient mental health and emotional wellbeing support service for Children and Young People (CYP) between 0-25 years of age and their parent/carers in Nottinghamshire County (except Bassetlaw) and Nottingham City. People in the Bassetlaw area can access mental health and emotional wellbeing support via NottAlone

Be You Notts is FREE of charge, and includes the following interventions:
Getting Advice, Getting Help:

  • 1-1 counselling
  • Group sessions
  • Online counselling
  • Peer support groups for CYP and their parents/carers

Getting More Help:

  • Seamless pathways with local mental health and wellbeing specialist providers

Getting Risk Support:

  • Signposting/referring Children and Young People to urgent mental health support services

Children and Young People can self-refer, or referrals can be organised by parents/carers or relevant professionals, by contacting Be U Notts.
Be You Notts can be contacted through their:
• Helpline – 0115 708 0008
• Website – www.beusupport.co.uk

http://www.helpforparents.org.uk/

Mansfield Children’s centre services:

  • Ladybrook CC: 0115 9773763
  • Mansfield Woodhouse CC: 0115 9773765
  • Ravensdale CC: 0115 9773740
  • Arnbrook CC: 0115 9773752
  • Netherfield CC: 0115 9773751
  • Chilwell CC: 0115 9773743
  • Eastwood CC: 0115 9773742
  • Manton CC: 0115 9773758
  • Hallcroft CC: 0115 9773754
  • West Bassetlaw (Langold) CC: 0115 9773759
  • Butlers Hill & Broomhill CC: 0115 9773748
  • Summer House CC: 0115 9773741
  • Kirkby East CC (Summit Centre): 0115 9773746

Email contacts for the above:

 

Disability Support Nottinghamshire:

Telephone 0115 9785095

E-mail  info@ddnottingham.com

First 4 Care Transport:

+(44) 01623 822222

Free School Meals

0300 500 80 80

General

Mental Health Support:

Talkzone can be contacted through their:
• Helpline – 011909 530 943 or text your details to 07368 323 945
• Website – www.talkzone.org.uk
• Email – info@talkzone.org.uk

 

School Milk/ Cool Milk

www.coolmilk.com

0844 854 2913

 

CAMHS Parents Helpline:

0808 802 5544

Childline

0800 1111

ICDS

0115 8041275