Childcare for children with a disability or additional needs

Find out who to contact for advice and support about childcare.

Across West Sussex there is a wide range of childcare provision collectively known as settings, including:

  • childminders
  • pre-schools
  • day nurseries
  • out of school clubs
  • holiday playschemes.

All settings should be fully inclusive and meet the requirement of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice 2015.

How to get support

Visit the Local Offer website to find out more about what you can expect from childcare for children with SEND and how to contact the Family Information Service (FIS) for extra support.

The FIS can organise additional support to look at the different childcare options available or attend visits with you.

Visit the Local Offer website (external link)

Search for a setting

For details of settings in West Sussex, you can search the FIS website.

Last updated:
14 June 2019

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