Banner logo with various coloured shapes in orange, green, pink and blue.  The text in the middle says Sheffield SEND in white writing in a pink rectangle.  There are 4 cartoon people of different ethnic backgrounds, one of them is in a wheelchair.  The Sheffield City Council logo is at the top which shows a drawing of the city of Sheffield with the words Sheffield City Council above it in blue text

The Local Offer is part of the Sheffield Directory.  It contains information for children, young people and families and for adults. You can look at the website through smart phones and tablets.

The Local Offer has lots of information and services. This supports children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities aged 0-25.  It includes:

  • services and advice provided by the Local Authority.
  • services and advice provided by the health service.
  • services provided by the voluntary and private sectors.

Extra information is available for young adults. The Sheffield Local Offer offers advice to help young people make choices.  Advice about things that are important to them, such as:

  • where to live
  • transport
  • social activities
  • work and training
  • moving into adulthood.

Who is it for?

The Local Offer is for parents and carers of children and young people with SEND, as well as the young people themselves.

It is also a resource that individuals, groups or organisations can draw on in the work that they do in supporting children, young people and their families.  It highlights other resources, services or guidance that may be accessed.