The Southwark Council SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service.  This is maintained by the SIAS (Southwark Information, Advice and Support) service behalf of Southwark Council and partner services such the NHS. 

Information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities and their families.  This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a service or provider and neither does SIAS, Southwark Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. 

We aim to ensure the information contained in the Local Offer is as accurate and up to date as possible, however, SIAS, Southwark Council or its partners will not be held responsible for any inaccurate information.  It is the responsibility of the service or provider to keep us informed of any changes to the service or provision. 

Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. 

Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.