Families, children and young people

We support and protect children so that they can have the best future possible, from our active appeal for foster carers to helping parents with tax-free childcare

Child and family assessment

Child and family assessment can identify a child or young person's needs early, assess those needs, deliver coordinated services and review progress

Child employment

Information about the legal aspects, certificates of employment, compulsory school age, part-time work whilst still at school, parent’s income and work experience

Childcare and early years

Information about applying for tax free childcare, becoming a registered childminder, the Families information service, toy library and Children's centres

Corporate parenting

Your responsibilities as a corporate parent, corporate parenting pledges and the Corporate parenting specialist advisory group

Local Offer website

Support for local children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 0 - 25 and their families

Young people leaving care

We don't stop caring about you when you leave care. We want to support you to achieve what you want from life. Our core offer clearly explains what help is available.