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Parent information and support

Parents In Partnership (PIP) parent in forum

Link to the PIP Croydon website (external link).

  • helps you to engage in local consultations and make representations at our parent forum meetings with professionals.
  • provides training and support and offer financial payment for attending meetings on the forum's behalf.
  • Services are available free of charge to parents of children and young people with a special need or disability living in Croydon.

Family link workers

  • support families on an individual basis, providing information and coordinating services when families feel stuck.
  • provide emotional support, make referrals and liaise with services on your family's behalf.

You can find more information on the PIP Croydon website (external link).


  • Impartial and confidential advice and information for your child's special education needs or disabilities around education, health and social care.
  • Information and signposting to support services in your area.
  • Support with preparing for adulthood.
  • Impartial independent mediation and disagreement service, resolution service.

You can find more information on the Croydon SENDIASS website (external link).

Carers support centre

  • provides a drop-in information and advice service to all carers on a range of topics, including special needs. They also
  • provides office space for other organisations that support carers and people with disabilities.

Carers Information Service

  • part of Carer Support Centre
  • provides free factsheets, training courses and more.

You can find more information on the Croydon Carers Centre website (external link).


A charity with a focus on helping families of disabled children.

You can find more information on the SENDIRECT website (external link).

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