This section contains useful information for families and young people seeking to avail of various EA services.
The SEN Helpline is available to provide advice and information on Special Educational Needs issues.
The Independent Counselling Service for Schools (ICSS) is managed by the Education Authority and is funded under the Department of Education (DE) ‘iMatter’ Programme, which supports the emotional health and wellbeing of young people.
The Education Authority offers a limited number of Further Education Grants each year for full and part-time courses for students undertaking courses up to and including Level 3.
The Education Authority (EA) is responsible for assessing eligibility for transport assistance in line with the Department of Education (DE) criteria.
Student Finance NI is a partnership between the Education Authority, the Department for the Economy and the Student Loans Company.
The Education Authority is proud to have been a partner in this initiative to develop a resource which is designed to help primary and post primary schools understand the needs of young carers.
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