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Get Involved

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There are lots of different ways that you can get involved and support our work. Take a look below on how you can join the team in making a difference in you local community. 


We are currently recruiting volunteers to join our busy, energetic and friendly team!

Waltham Forest SENDIASS is increasing its resources and has ambitious plans to continue to develop it’s services to children, young people and parent/carers in Waltham Forest.

SENDIASS volunteers support our SENDIASS team to ensure all clients receive timely support and guidance. This is an excellent opportunity to get a broad understanding of SEND matters and local issues that affect your local community. Waltham Forest SENDIASS recognises the invaluable support of our volunteers and prides ourselves on developing our teams.

They may be able to:

  • Help you to express your views, wishes and feelings in writing.

  • Provide you with information, advice and support to enable you to participate in decisions made about your child.

  • Support you in a meeting about your child if you need it.

  • Assist us in increasing awareness of our service by distributing leaflets and attending events in the community.

Please download our Volunteer pack for more information and guidance on how to apply. You can also download our application form here

Calling all parents and professionals that care/work with children/Young People with SEND. We have a steering group which monitors, advises and shapes Waltham Forest SENDIASS. It is comprised of many different stakeholder groups such as the Local Authority, Schools SENCOs, Health, Adult Social Care and other support services and charities. In addition, we have parent representation on the Steering Group, including an elected parent/carer Chair. If you are interested in joining the steering group, please contact [email protected]



We are currently setting up a Young People's Forum. We want to hear from young people about what matters to them.


If you are interested in getting involved please register your interest with us by email [email protected], or call 020 3233 0251 and ask for Assia (Youth Forum Facilitator).