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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Personal budgets and direct payments - or Adults

If you are not able to fund your own care and support needs, you will need to complete a self assessment form and submit it to the Adult Care team at Reading Borough Council. Find out more about direct payments  A Personal Budget can be…

Personal Independence Payment

From April 2013 a new benefit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP), replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people with disabillities aged 16 to 64. PIP is a non-means tested, tax-free payment that can be spent as the recipient chooses.PIP is for disabled people aged 16 to 64 (known…

Policies, Pathways & Documents

COVID-19 update  This section will provide information on policies (both local and national) pathways and documents which parents, carers, young people and practitioners may find useful.

Pre-Schools

Pre-Schools provide sessional hours, generally during term time. To find out more please see below. Last reviewed June 2021.

Reading Borough Council Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Find out more about Reading Borough Council Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA). The information below will describe the health, social care and wellbeing needs of people who live in our area. Reviewed December 2021

Reading Carers Card

You may be eligible for a carers card. Carers cards help make others aware that somebody is dependent on you. Having a carers card can be useful if you need support or assistance when you’re out and about. Carers cards are free for unpaid carers…

Reading Families' Forum (RFF)

Reading Families’ Forum are the local parent carer forum. Our board of trustees and steering group are all volunteers and have children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities ourselves. We understand what it is like to care for a child with additional…

Reading Information, Advice & Support Service for SEND (SENDIASS)

Reading Information, Advice & Support Service for SEND (Reading IASS)- The service was formerly called the Parent Partnership Service. It offers free confidential and impartial advice and support to Reading parents and carers who have children (up to the age of 25) with special educational needs or disabilities.…

Reading Play

After School Clubs & Holiday Playclubs Reading Play After School Club and Holiday Playclubs are full childcare facilities for children aged 4 years old (in full time education) to 12 year old (up to their 13th birthday). Children are fully supervised within an open play…

Reading Schemes

Time to Read Helping your child get off to a good start with reading when they first start school is very important. Each year the Government supports this national scheme by giving a copy of a well known children's book to 4-5 year olds soon…