Children and Families Services

Information about the council services, local voluntary and community organisations which can help to support you and your family.

Early help

Find information about our early help strategy, assessment, services and how to access them.

Local Offer

Redcar and Cleveland’s Local Offer is a free information directory that shows what support or provision is available in our area for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 0 – 25 years old and their families.

Care leaver support

Information about the advice, guidance and support available for care leavers.

Signs of Safety

Information for professionals, partners and residents about what Signs of Safety is, referrals, and Social Work Assessment Plan.

Concerns about a child

Keeping children safe is everyone's responsibility. Find information about what do if you are worried about a child here.

Families Information Services

Find information about our childcare funding, free childcare, and the support available for families with additional needs or troubled families.

Max cards

Find out more about max cards, who is eligible and how to apply.

Tees Child Death Overview Panel

The Tees Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) works together with agencies to co-ordinate the review of child deaths and share learning to help safeguard children across the Tees.

R&C Information Directory

The Redcar and Cleveland Information Directory has a wide range of information about community-based services and helplines to support communities.

Holiday Activity Fund

The holiday activities and food (HAF) programme runs during the school holidays to offer free, fun activities and food to children and young people aged 4 to 16 years.

Private fostering

Information about what private fostering is, and the support we offer, is available here.