Support & Services

SEND Support

This section is to list and share local contacts for groups and organisations who are dedicated to providing support for families with special educational needs or mental health issues.

Featured Listing

ADHD Brain Club

The Hull & East Riding adult ADHD Support Group and Social Club.

The group meets every third Monday of the month from 7pm at The Brain Jar, 4-6 Trinity House Lane, Hull Old Town. Come along for ADHD chat, diagnosed or undiagnosed. For more info email hulladder@gmail.com


Aim Higher

Aim Higher is a local charity in Hull and East Yorkshire, set up by four mums to empower families facing autism, mental health and educational barriers. They promote social inclusion among children and young adults with autism or mental health conditions and their parents/carers/families who are socially excluded from society, or parts of society, as a result of their disabilities.

You can find out more by emailing  info@aimhigher.online or on their website here.


Andys Man Club Hull

#AndysManClub is a group for men to go and talk. The single biggest killer of mun under 45 in the UK is suicide. Andys Man Club aims to help change this by encouraging men to talk and making a forum for men in Hull to go and have a conversation with other men.

Meets every Monday at 7pm at the Airco Business Lounge, Goulton Street, Hull, HU3 4DL. For more information email them on info@andysmanclub.co.uk or find out more on their website here. 


EAST – Elaine Agar Specialist Training

Elain Agar Specialist Training offers a range of short information and upskilling courses to support the workforce, groups/organisations and parents in topics such as Autism Awareness, Intro to Counselling Skills, Sign Language and much more. She also offers courses during the week for SEND students who wish to continue with their learning and job hunting after they leave full time education.

Based on Holderness Road Hull. For more info contact her on info@easpecialisttraining.com or 07776 806383.


East Riding FISH and SENDIAS Team

East Riding FISH (Family Information Service) and SENDIAS team hold a huge amount of information about all the SEND clubs, charities and organisations in the East Riding and where you can go for help. They can be contacted on 01482 396469 or email sendias@eastriding.gov.uk.


East Yorkshire Parent Carer Forum

EYPCF is for the parents and carers of children and young people (0-25 years) who have any special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) living in the East Riding of Yorkshire. They are part of a national network and aim to represent the views of parents to improve services for families who care for children and young people with SEND.

To get in touch with them please call 01262 678283 or email admin@eypcf.co.uk.


Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants to families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.

For more information contact them on 01904 550055 or email info@familyfund.org.uk


Happy Hands – Deaf Parent & Children Group

A new forum for parents and children at the Hull Deaf Centre, 63 Spring Bank, Hull, HU3 1AJ.

On the first Friday of the month, 12-2pm, term time only.

For parents and expectant parents. Bumps, newborns and pre-schoolers welcome. Chat, socialise and share wisdom with other deaf parents. Bring along your little ones to play as you chat. BSL interpreter will be present. Great facilities, refreshments, free parking.


Kids – SENDIAS Charity

Kids work with disabled children, young people and their families. They provide support and advice to parents/carers of all young people on all aspects of special educational needs and disability, to all parents/carers in Hull with children age 0-25 years. The service is free and confidential.

They also provide a Sleep Service to help children and young people with SEND to sleep better and therefore promote their daytime performance. This can be accessed by any parent/carer of a child age 0-19 living in Hull or with a Hull GP.

Kids also run a Young Persons SEND Information and Advice Service for young people aged 16-25 living in the East Riding who have a special educational need or disability.

For more information on all of these contact them at KIDS Yorkshire and The Humber: 182 Chanterlands Avenue, Hull HU5 4DJ, telephone 01482 467540 or email enquiries.yorkshire@kids.co.uk

The Hull Parent’s Forum is also facilitated in partnership with Kids, contact them on 01482 467540 or louise.marrow@kids.org.uk


Seams Impossible

Seams Impossible by Sophie Green
We are a Hull based made to order company that specialises in clothing to accommodate children with skin conditions and other additional needs. These include features such as magnet fastenings for easy access and dressing for children with additional needs. However we also cater for everyone. Please email


The Local Offer – Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Website

The Local Offer is a website for people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities.

The website provides information and advice on early years, education, health and much more. There are 2 for our area: