Early Years

Find support for your little one under 5 with SEND

Children’s Centres

Haringey has 9 children’s centres which provide childcare and a range of other services for children and families, including for children with SEND. Find out more


Find a list of all of the nurseries and childcare providers in the borough here.


Haringey has a Portage team who support the development of young children with complex needs and their families. The Child Development Centre will usually refer your child if they need Portage input. Learn more about the Portage Service

Area SEN Coordinators (SENCos)

Area SENCos provide support to nurseries and other early years settings to help them include and meet the need of children with SEND. Find out more: Area SEN Coordinators (SENCos) | Haringey Council

Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment

Some children with complex SEND will need extra help at nursery or school, over and above what the setting can provide. Parents or professionals can apply for an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA).

Guide to EHC assessment 2022 (haringey.gov.uk) >

Health services for young children

Tynemouth Road Health Centre is Haringey’s Child Development Centre. They have services for young children with special educational needs and/or disabilities including:

There’s more information about health services that are available in Haringey here:

Children and Young People Services (whittington.nhs.uk)

Healthy Start

If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food, milk and vitamins.

Get help to buy food and milk (Healthy Start)

Getting vitamins – Get help to buy food and milk (Healthy Start)

Social, Emotional, and Mental Health Support

On Haringey's Local Offer you can find a list of support services for children and young people with SEND and their families: Social, emotional and mental health support | Haringey Council


Haringey’s SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) are based at the Markfield Centre. They can support you with independent and impartial information and advice about your rights and your child’s rights in relation to education.

Website: https://markfield.org.uk/sendiass/

Email: sendiass@markfield.org.uk

Helpline: 0208 802 2611

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