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Local Offer (SEND) & Disabilities

The S.E.N.D Local Offer offers information for parents, in a single place, which helps them to understand what services they and their family can expect from a range of agencies in Bury and beyond.

In this section, you will find information about national and local services and organisations which can offer support to Bury families.  There are also details of clubs, groups and activities especially for children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs (SEN). 

With developments in planning, training and experience over the years there are now many more ‘mainstream’ clubs and activities which are accessible to disabled children and young people too. Take a look in the Leisure & Recreation category within the Children & Families section to find out more about local groups in your area, or check out the Sports category for details of different sporting activities.  

We always recommend that you contact services/organisations directly to discuss your child’s needs and ensure that they can be met.

Financial Support and Personal Budgets

We have developed minimum standards for Payroll and Managed Account services which providers are asked to sign up to and comply with to ensure that people who have Direct Payments can expect good quality services from these companies.   The current list can be found by clicking on the 'Financial Support and Personal Budgets' attachment in the downloads section on this page.   Further details on these companies can be found in the services section.  The list will be updated as new providers apply to be added to the list.

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If you have accessed this page via a Google search the subject buttons will not work, this issue has been reported to Google.  To access the subject categories please click on the home button above and access The Local Offer section - this will enable you to access individual categories.

If you need help searching The Bury Directory, please see the 'how to' guides and videos on the homepage

If you have any feedback or would like to leave a comment about The Local Offer please visit our Local Offer Feedback Page, you will see the link below in our Related Advice section, alternatively you can feedback via the BURY2GETHER forum.  You can also see a copy of our latest feedback report on the Local Offer Feedback Page too.