Childcare and family support

Search for childcare, childcare options, advice and financial support for families.


School opening times and closures, school attendance, apply for a school place, free school meals and free transport to school.

Help coping with parenting

Help available if you are struggling to cope with parenting.


How to adopt, information, events, guidance and support.


How to become a foster carer, information, training, guidance and support.

Educating your child at home

Help, advice, and how to take your child out of school to educate them at home.

Keeping children safe

Report a child at risk, looking after somebody else's child, child employment certificates, performance licences, chaperoning children and referrals to children's social care.

Special educational needs and disabilities - local offer

The SEND local offer - information for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

Young people

Information, advice and services for young people.