Independent Supporters


Provide appropriate support to young people with special educational needs (SEN) and their parents/carers through the transition from a traditional Special Educational Needs Statement system to the new Education, Health & Care (EHC) assessment and planning process. ecdp is working in partnership with FACE (Families Acting for Change), Families InFocus and InterAct to deliver the following programme for the volunteers which will include: • Full training • Volunteers will be working either alongside other volunteers and staff or independently • Working hours are flexible • Volunteers would usually need to commit to around 6 hours per month • To support group-based and individually focused support, workshops/events which will empower young people and parents/carers to make informed choices/decisions successful applicants will be required to complete two days face to face training, two days on-line training plus some supplementary training. Training is available throughout Essex.


Ivan Peck House, Ground Floor No 1, Widford Ind Est, Chelmsford, CM1 3AA



Contact Details

Contact name

Cindy Peacock


01245 392319