Children & families

Family Intervention Team (FIT)

Referrals to FIT are encouraged from statutory or voluntary agencies if the family meet the criteria. They work with children and families if the child is in child protection or a child in need. They deliver support when children young people and families have been identified as having additional needs that can not be met within universal services.

Tel: 01422 392658

Calderdale SENDIASS

The SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Information, Advice and Support Service (formerly Parent Partnership Service) provides legally based, impartial, confidential and accessible information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities about education, health and social care.

The IAS (Information, Advice and Support) Service will be able to offer face to face, telephone and electronic information advice as well as casework and representation when needed. They will work impartially and confidentially with parents and children / young people together but will also ensure through the Independent Support Coordinator that they are able to provide a service directly and separately to children and to young people should they request it.

Tel: 01422 266141
Address: Westgate House, Westgate, Halifax, HX1 1PS