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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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Children & Young People ~ Safety ~ information on local & national organisations

This Safety page has information on national/local organisations and useful websites. Last reviewed April 2022.

Children & Young People’s Disabilities Team (CYPDT)

Children and Young People’s Disability Team (CYPDT) CYPDT eligibility criteria Updated - September 2021

Children's Action Teams (CATs)

Children’s Action Teams (CATs) in Reading are local teams providing help, guidance and support, working together with families and communities to create and achieve positive change for Reading’s children and young people. CATs work closely with schools and other services to provide family-centred support that…

Children's Centres

Here at Brighter Futures for Children your local Children Centre teams are working hard to provide families across Reading with access to learning rich sessions that are of an outstanding quality. Visit Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) ~ Reading Children's Centres  for up to date…

Coronavirus ~ Latest advice for all residents (with link to Easy Read information tab)

Where to find information Coronavirus: how to stay safe and prevent the spread.  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-coronavirus-restrictions-what-you-can-and-cannot-do The latest government guidance.  https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Advice for households with suspected coronavirus infection.  The full guidance is available here. Reading Borough Council have advice pages for residents: https://www.reading.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/ Vaccine Support Helpline Tel: 0118 334 1091 Vaccine Support…

COVID-19 - local services updates and latest Wellbeing newsletter

Latest edition of the Wellbeing newsletter: Wellbeing Newsletter Covid-19 : October 2021 edition Sign up to the Wellbeing Newsletter Services listed on the Reading Services Some of the organisations listed on here have posted service updates in response to the Covid 19 situation. Many phone…

Dad's Information

This page is an information resource specifically designed for dads containing useful websites and other information. If you would like to see more information included here, please email us at fis@reading.gov.uk Dad Info has been developed in partnership with Fathers Direct and aims to give all…

Debt Support Services

The Family Information Service has put together information on services that can offer debt advice and support. Please visit the individual websites to find out more...   Last reviewed April 2022.

Deputy's Office (Reading Borough Council)

The Deputy's Office manages the finances of social care clients who are unable to do so themselves. Clients, who are already getting services from Adult Social Care Services, are referred to the Deputy's Office when they are deemed to have lost the mental capacity to…

Direct Payments - Employing a personal assistant for your child using Direct Payments - a guide for parents and carers (BFfC)

Direct Payments - a guide for parents and carers to employing a Personal Assisitant (PA) for your child using a Direct Payment (BFfC) provides step-by-step guidance on how to employ a personal assistant for your child using a direct payment from BFfC. You can view…