Frequently Asked Questions
What is a EHCP?
An education, health and care (EHC) plan is for children and young people aged up to 25 who need more support than is available through special educational needs support.
Do we have to pay? or can this be set up as direct payment with the council?
If you have been set up for direct payment from your local authority allowance for this can be used for your child to access SNOOSC for up to 6 hours a session for Saturday & Holiday clubs, for after school club it is up to 2 hours plus transport provided home you would need to discuss this with your social worker otherwise you can make the payment yourself
How is SNOOSC Funded?
SNOOSC receives some of their funding via service level agreements from both Central Bedfordshire Council (CWD Team) & from Luton Consortium (Luton Borough Council), We also receive small donations from Grant funders and fundraising. To help us raise further funds please see our fundraising page and donate today to make a difference!
What is a Short Break Service?
A service were special needs children are looked after by support workers on a short stay for up to 6 hours, away from families giving the young person an opportunity to develop and have fun and share experiences and socialise outside of their home life. Also giving the families their short break