Main contact:Pauline Kirby - Area Manager, SEND Support Service
Telephone number:01604 364 835
Address:William Knibb Centre
Other staff contacts:
Tel: 01604 364 835
External website linkNorthamptonshire Portage service
Local Offer WebsiteNorthamptonshire Local Offer - Portage page
Service Information LeafletsNorthamptonshire Portage and SEND Early Years Team leaflet
Northamptonshire Portage and SEND Early Years Team is managed within Northamptonshire County Council. We offer support to families and carers through home teaching and also offer support and advice to early years education settings who are supporting children with additional needs.
The team has a number of roles within it including:
1 Senior Portage Manager
5 Senior Education Inclusion Officers – Portage and SEND Early years
13 Senior Portage and SEND Early Years Outreach Workers
40 Volunteer Portage Visitors (who are fully trained)
2 Assistant Administrators – Toys and Resources
We have eligibility criteria and requests for involvement need to be made through an online form which can be found on our website page.
We have 2 Portage Accredited Trainers.