Early Years Inclusion Fund
The Early Years Inclusion Fund for children with SEND from April 2018 – March 2019 planned value is £250,000.
This fund has been set up to support children with special educational needs and disabilities in the early years.
The new fund will start from April 2018 and replaces the SEND Grant. Requests already received for funding from the SEND Grant for April 2018 will be considered on the original request forms. Requests from April 2018 for funding from the Early Years Inclusion Fund must be on the new referral form and follow the April 2018 criteria.
The “My Support Plan” information mentioned in the criteria and request form is being developed and information will be shared by August 2018.
Please read all documents and replace criteria and request forms that you may currently have saved with the new Early Years Inclusion Fund information
The eligibility criteria and process for the distribution of the fund during the financial year 2018-2019 is below:
Disability Access Fund
Disability Access Fund - For information about a fund for children in receipt of Disability Living Allowance. Disability Access Fund (one off annual payment for 3 and 4 year old children who are accessing their FEEE place and are in receipt of DLA)
Community Short Breaks
Short Breaks give children and young people experiences that are fun, stimulating and enjoyable independent from their main carers and which reduces their social isolation and helps their personal and social development.