Advice Line will be closed on Monday 11th April 2022 The Advice Line will reopen on Monday 25th April @ 10am 028 9079 57709  

News: We are hiring – Relations & Development Officer

POST: Relations and Development Officer SENAC are seeking a Relations and Development Officer to develop and support the Charity’s ability to sustain services. Post is funded by the Dormant Account Funds NI. This new post is an opportunity to bring a more strategic focus to a successful charity entering its third decade of helping vulnerable … Read more…

NEWS: Christmas 2021 Advice Line Closing Times

  The Advice Line will be closed Monday 20th December 2021 and will reopen after Christmas on Tuesday 4th January 2022 @ 10am Monday Tuesday and Wednesday 10am – 1pm 028 9079 5779    

NEWS: Co-op members generosity towards SENAC

We are extremely grateful to Co-op members and to the Co-op Local Community Fund for selecting SENAC as one of their charities in 2021. SENAC would like to thank the Managers, staff and customers at the Cregagh Road, Rosetta Road and Knockbreda Co-op stores and all the Co-op members who supported SENAC. Management committee members … Read more…

NEWS: Appealing EA SEN decisions

Information for Parents on appealingEA SEN decisions to SENDIST  Seminar explaining how to appeal SEN decisions and explore what we can learn from parents’ experiences of using the appeal process  Tuesday 23rd November 2021  from 11am to 12.15   Speakers:  Appealing to SENDIST, key information for parents – Jennifer McNally, Tribunal representative SENAC Attending a Tribunal Hearing, what to expect … Read more…

NEWS: Invitation to TENDER-Project evaluation

The Special Educational Needs Advice Centre (SENAC) is inviting tenders for an independent evaluation of the Charity’s SEN Community Support and Information Service. For further information and Terms of Reference see attached document. Proposals should be submitted by Friday 17th of September 2021 via email to Terms of Reference CSI Project Evaluation TOR Aug … Read more…

NEWS: Have you appealed a decision of the EA?

SENAC are carrying out research into how the appeals aspect of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) legislative framework works, in practice, for parents and children We are keen to learn about parents experiences of appealing a decision of the Education Authority (EA) and how the system worked / did not work for you and your … Read more…

Advice Line 028 9079 5779

For advice about your child’s education please contact our Advice Line to speak to one of our advisers.

During the Covid-19 pandemic the Advice Line will continue to operate its usual hours from 10am to 1pm Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.

For the foreseeable future, all calls to SENAC will go through this number so for all other enquiries please also ring us on 028 9079 5779 Monday to Friday from 10am -1pm

Contact us

Graham House,
Knockbracken Healthcare Park,
Saintfield Road, Belfast BT8 8BH.

Office Enquiries: 028 9070 5654
Office Email:

Office email cannot be used for advice queries, for education advice please contact our Advice Line

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Charity No. NIC101355

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