The Directory - Things to do, places to
go and people to talk to in Hartlepool
Personal Budgets – Education Requests for educational personal budgets are assessed on an individual basis by the SEN Local Authority Team. Requests in the first instance will be reviewed by the Children’s Commissioning Manager and the SEN Team Manager. Not all requests for personal budgets…
Personal Budgets - Health A personal health budget is an amount of money to support a person’s identified health and wellbeing needs the application of which is planned and agreed between the individual, their representative, or, in the case of the child, their families or…
The term ‘special educational needs’ has a legal definition.  Children with special educational needs all have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age.  They may need extra or different help from that given…
Children's Centres work primarily with families with children aged under five years.  They provide integrated childcare and education; health services; family support; and access to Job Centre Plus.  Contact the Children's Hub on 01429 284284 or by email chidlrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk for further information.
For more information on help towards childcare costs please contact the Children's Hub on 01429 284284 or email childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk.
Important information for parents and carers about how the Council buys placements in special schools not managed by the Council (non-maintained and independent special schools) referred to as ‘settings’ throughout this letter, for children and young people 0 – 25 years From February 2016 the…
If your concerns are about a young child you can always seek advice from your Health Visitor.  If you no longer see your Health Visitor on a regular basis please contact Children's Hub on 01429 284284.
For more information on support available please contact the Children's Hub (CHUB) on 01429 284284 or email childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk.
Every 3 and 4 year old child is entitled to 570 hours of free nursery entitlement per year.  Contact the Children's Hub on 01429 284284 or email childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk for more information.
The Families Service Directory has a holiday guide. Alternatively contact the Children's Hub on 01429 284284 or by email at childrenshub@hartlepool.gov.uk.