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 family support.
Below are links to pages of information relating to some of the more frequently asked questions.
This list will be further developed in response to feedback from parents:
- Adult and Family Learning
- Child health/weight
- Child home alone
- Child Trust Fund
- Concerns about starting or changing schools
- Emergency childcare
- Fostering and adoption
- Grandparents - new page!
- Leisure activities/holiday care
- Parent support
- Parents – separating/divorcing
- Parent and toddler groups
- Young carers
*Under the Childcare Act (2006) Section 12 – Information, Advice and Assistance