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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

What is Delivering Specialist Provision Locally?

Delivering Special Provision Locally is a Hertfordshire-wide initiative, working to improve the range of provision and support services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, aged 0-25.

It aims to secure a range of provision, support services and resources in each area that:

• meets the needs of children and young people with SEND aged 0-25 as close to home as possible

• improves outcomes for wellbeing and attainment

• widens choice for children and parents/carers

• removes barriers to learning

• uses resources effectively


In Dacorum this services is known as DSPL8.


Click here to access the DSPL8 website.

DSPL8 Spring 2024 Parenting Courses

What is Dacorum Family Services?

We are an organisation in place committed to supporting the children, young people, families and schools within our Partnerships

What we can offer/help with:

Surgeries at your local school – Subject specific workshops – one to one support with a School Family Worker – Parenting Advice – Help to access local services – Help to access counselling wellbeing services – Positive activities for children/YP and their families – One to one support for children/YP – Domestic abuse support – Family breakdown support –  Debt advice – Specialist SEND support – Internet safety – Issues with smoking, drugs and alcohol


Dacorum Family Services North & East

Hertfordshire Families First- advice and support service