Every now and again a question pops up relating to services or support for the family, but it is not always clear where to access information.
Local authorities have a duty* to provide parents with children and young people up to the age of 20 with information and guidance on a whole range of topics relating to families.
Below are links to pages of information relating to some of the more frequently asked questions.
- Adoption and Fostering
- Adult and Family Learning
- Child health/weight
- Child home alone
- Child Trust Fund
- Emergency childcare
- Leisure activities/holiday care
- Parent support
- Parents – separating/divorcing
- Parent and toddler groups
- School admission
- Young carers
*Under the Childcare Act (2006) Section 12 – Information, Advice and Assistance