Children and Families Services

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

Family hubs

Find out more about our family hubs and the services they offer local families.

Early help

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

Short breaks for carers

Short Breaks are available for disabled children and young people and are intended to have positive benefits for both children and young people and their parent carers.

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.