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Support for more vulnerable Young Carers

Young Carers  A Young Carer is child or young person aged 5 - 18 years old, who hassignificant caring role for another person who suffers from physical disability, mental health problems, substance misuse or any other debilitating or long term illness. A Young Carer becomes vulnerable when…

Support for Parents of Children with SEND

Parent Carer Support Group (Make it Happen) Parent Carer Support Groups are a helpful source of information and guidance as well as support for families of disabled children. Parent support groups keep parents and carers informed through coffee mornings, events, websites, training and workshops. They…

Tax free childcare info for providers

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme being launched by the Government from early 2017 alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. We will update this page as and when more…

Tax Free Childcare – Parents Information

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK With children…

Tips for using 30 hours free childcare

Please download the document on the right for tips for using 30  hours free childcare.

Top things parents need to know about the new offers: Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare

Below are Top things parents need to know about the new offers: Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare  You can download the full document on the right.

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare: For full information see the factsheet 

Travel Care & Support Team (or SEN Passenger Transport)

The Travel Care and Support Team commissions and manages a range of transport operators who provide transport for schools. For information about applying for travel assistance please use this link. The Travel Care team cannot accept new referrals directly from the public. However, if you…

Troubled Families

The council is taking part in the government’s Troubled Families programme 2015 to 2020. This is a cross agency programme led by Children’s Services to identify and help families with complex needs. In order to identify and support families experiencing complex difficulties, the council and partner organisations,…
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