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Family Information Service -

SEND Local Offer -

Adult Carers Advice & Support -

Early Years Advisory Service for SEND

Supporting Early Years Settings in supporting children with SEND

  • Meetings with settings and parents about their childs SEND
  • Training Courses for professionals
  • Network Meetings for Early Years SENCOS
  • Advice to families & professionals
  • Observations of children in the setting and advice.
  • Advice on applying for additional funding and EHCP

The Family Information Service provides information on the SEND Local Offer on behalf of Brighter Futures for Children, which is contracted to deliver the SEND/Local Offer service. Brighter Futures For Children - Website

Who to contact

Contact Name
Early Years SEND Advisory Service
0118 937 4981
Brighter Futures for Children

Where to go

Brighter Futures for Children
Civic Offices
Bridge Street

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Charges for Training Courses


Referral required
Referral Details

Referral for observations of children in the setting require parents permission


Please see parents permission form attached.

Other notes

Please note I have a hearing impairment and may not be able to answer the phone straight away due to background noise. Please leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible, Thank you in advance.

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.