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KIAS (Kirklees SENDIAS service)

KIAS stands for the Kirklees Information Advice and Support service and is the name the of the  SENDIAS service in Kirklees which is a service which has to be provided by law for families to get independent SEND information, advice and support.  More information about what SENDIAS is can be found on the Kids SENDIASS webpage - opens in new window.

KIAS (formerly known as Parent Partnership Service) is a statutory, free, impartial and confidential service, working with Parents/Carers, Children and Young People. 

The service offers information, advice and support relating to a child or young person’s Special Educational Needs and/or disability and is available to anybody living within the Kirklees area. 

A child or young person means aged 0-25 years. 

Parents and Young People can self-refer via telephone, email or through the contact us page on this website – however a Professional can also refer with your consent. 

You can contact KIAS via their website (opens new page) or by phone on

0300 3301504 or 01422 266141

Calderdale and Kirklees Sendiass is a dedicated service for parents, carers, children and young people providing free, impartial and confidential Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support. 

You can also contact KIAS by emailing the staff directly:

Last updated: 20/12/2021