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Cheshire East Information, Advice and Support Service

5th July 2019

Cheshire East’s Information, Advice and Support (CEIAS) team provide confidential, free and impartial advice and support to both the parents/carers of children with  SEND and to young people aged 16+ in their own right.  

Our key aim is to empower parents/carers and young people by giving them relevant, up to date information and advice with regard to SEND so that they can make informed decisions and can work effectively with educational settings, local authority staff and other key professionals in ensuring the best outcomes for the child or young person.

The team have a website which has copies of our publications and signposts to other sources of information - www.ceias.cheshireeast.gov.uk  

CEIAS  also have an active presence on Facebook; do take a look www.facebook.com/cheshireeastceias

If you would like some specific advice you can contact the team:

By telephone: 0300 123 5166 , or via a ‘contact us’ form on the website.

The team aim to respond to all contacts within five working days.

You can read more about impartial information, advice and support in the  SEND Code of Practice 2015 Chapter 2 which can be downloaded from the government website.