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Barnardo's London Independent Support Service

Barnardo's Independent Supporters are individuals who are independent from the Local Authority and are specially trained to provide independent advice and support for parents and carers who have children and young people with SEN and disability needs, and to young people themselves, as they go through the Education, Health and Care plan (EHC) processes

Who to contact

Contact Name
Imran Azim
Contact Position
Independent Supporter
020 8555 1880
020 8555 1880

Where to go

49-51 The Broadway
E15 4BQ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Other Details


This is a free service.


Referral Details

The Independent Supporter provision has been specifically developed to support parents of children with Special Education Needs who are starting an Education Health Care Plan (EHC Plan), or transferring from a Statement to an EHC Plan, or Young people aged 16-25 who are transferring from a Learning Disability Assessment to an EHC Plan.

Referrals can be made directly to the service or via a professional involved with the above (Teachers, GP's, Social Workers, SENCOs, Parents in Partnership, etc).

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
0-5 years
16-25 years
5-11 years
11-16 years
SEN Provision Type
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