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Ealing Service for Children with Additional Needs (ESCAN)

Ealing Service for Children with Additional Needs (ESCAN) is a multi-agency service run by the NHS and Ealing Council that gives both families and professionals a single point of contact for information, referrals, assessments and appropriate help for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities living in the London Borough of Ealing.

ESCAN is based at Carmelita House near Ealing Broadway station. The building offers access to services and facilities such as treatmetn rooms and the parent information room with useful printed information such as leaflets and publications and offers internet access.

ESCAN aims to ensure that children with additional needs and their families are well supported to be fully included in the local community and receive services to promote independence.

Packages of support are tailored around the needs of the child/young person/family, following assessment to identify needs.

Referrals to ESCAN normally come through GPs, health, education and social care professionals. However, access and eligibility to the services provided vary and someĀ  services accept direct referrals from parents. Contact ESCAN directly to find out how to refer a child or young person.

Please call: 020 8825 8700 (Mon-Fri, during normal working hours) and your call will be directed to the appropriate service.

Who to contact

020 8825 8700

Where to go

Carmelita House
21-22 The Mall
W5 2PJ

Local Offer


EHCP, Education Health and Care Plan, ERSA, Request for Statutory Assessment, SLT, Sec and Langauage, CDT, Child Devlopment Team, SENASS, Ealing Educational Psychology Service, children’s special educational needs, additional needs, SEND

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