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Support and Advice

Stevenage DSPL

Supporting children and young people (0-25) and families with special educational needs, additional needs, disabilities and emotional wellbeing in Early Years, Schools, Colleges and at home for Stevenage, Knebworth, Datchworth, Bennington, Walkern, Aston and Graveley. 

DSPL2 is part of a Hertfordshire partnership to enable children and young people to access provisions locally to break down barriers to learning.

Hertfordshire Additional Needs Database (HAND)

Offers a broad range of advice and support for children and young people with additional needs and their families within Hertfordshire.

Children's Service

Hotline to phone if you wish to report any concerns about the welfare of a child.

0300 123 4043


Eating Disorder support for all ages

Adults: 0845 634 1414

Persons aged under 25: 0345 634 7650

Do Something Different

Online Support for Physical and Emotional Welbeing - free to all Hertfordshire Residents

SAM - Self Anxiety Management

App for iPhone and Android

NSPCC - Pants Down

Provides support for Potty Training and teaching the underwear rule for safety.

Road Victims Trust

Free Counselling for children affected by a car incident in Hertfordshire or Bedfordshire.

NHS Mental Health Apps

Apps tested by the NHS which they recommend for mental health self-help.

Herts Sunflower

Support for victims of domestic abuse.

08 088 088 088