London Borough of Croydon

Croydon's Local Offer of Special Needs services & information

  • Our new Local Offer website

    View services and organisations via a searchable service directory, and register for an account to save your own personal shortlist of organisations.

  • An Introduction to the SEN Reform

    What is the SEN Reform and the Local Offer?

  • What's new and useful information

    Latest news and updates about Croydon's Local Offer

  • Feedback on the Local Offer

    How to feedback on the Local Offer and take part in this year’s POET survey and provide your views regarding the process of obtaining an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

  • Special needs in educational settings

    Information, advice and support for families, schools and other providers to support identification and planning provision for children and young people with a range of special educational needs in schools and other educational settings

  • Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)

    Higher education students can apply for a Disabled Students Allowance. Find out how.

  • Preparing for adulthood

    Guidance around transitioning from age 14 (Year 9) through to adulthood

  • Advice, guidance and advocacy

    Organisations offering advice and guidance on SEN and organisations that can help you make your voice heard.

  • Early years

    Education, childcare, specialist settings, children’s centres and the Early years SEN team


  • Transport and travel assistance

    Includes information about travel assistance for home to school and adult transport; personal and public transport

  • Leisure

    Activities and services for children and adults in and around Croydon