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Registering a Disabled Child and Arranging a Needs Assessment

Cumbria's Children's Disability Register

Registering your child on the Cumbria's Children's Disability Register helps us identify and plan for the needs of children and young people with disabilities, their parents and carers.

The register also operates as a contact list to provide information and consultation about short break opportunities, through our SEND Teams.

Registration is voluntary and is not linked to or a requirement of receiving social care services, which are assessed separately.

To register your child, please download and complete our registration form (located on the right-hand side) and return to:

The Local Offer Team
Cumbria County Council
Cumbria House
1st Floor
117 Botchergate
Carlisle
Cumbria
CA1 1RD

or email to: local.offer@cumbria.gov.uk

For further information please contact: 01228 226 582

Needs Assessment

Your child may be eligible for support from social services.  Because we can only help those most in need, we first carry out an initial assessment.  If this shows you are eligible, we will refer you and your family for a further assessment to find out what your needs are and if we can help.

Please follow the below link for more information:

http://www.cumbrialscb.com/professionals/earlyhelp/earlyhelpassessmentforms.asp

If we aren't able to help, we will always try to refer you to other sources of support or help.

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