Health and social care for children and families
We provide services that protect, care for and support children, young people and their families in the borough.
Advice and Information
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Information for parents, carers, professionals and young people about recognising and reporting child abuse.
Fostering is looking after babies, children and young people who cannot live at home with their own families.
Information for professionals on how to complete an early help assessment and run team around the family meetings.
Find out what support we can offer to young people leaving our care.
Short breaks can give parents and carers a break from caring for their disabled child.
If your child has a diagnosed disability, learning difficulty or life-limiting condition, you may be able to get help, advice or support.
Find out about services that help children and young people keep physically healthy or manage a current health condition.
Get advice and support for children, young people and families about mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Residential care for children and children's homes are there to ensure that the needs of children are met when they cannot live with their own family.
The time of change from 13 or 14 up to 18 or 19 years of age (up to 24 years for some people with very complex needs) is called transition.
Explore our 'local offer' for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.
Female genital mutilation (FGM), or female genital cutting, is an unacceptable practice where a girl’s genitalia are removed or cut for cultural reasons.
Information for people who are interested in offering accommodation to young care leavers.
How we will continue to work with partners to improve the lives and life-chances of our children and young people.
Including the annual report of independent reviewing officers.
Kaleidoscope provides services for children and young people aged between 0 and 18.