Articles on Family Information Services (177)

  1. Carers Advice & Support

    Are you a carer? If you look after a child or young person with special educational needs and/or disabilities or a child with a long term illness you are a carer, even if you don’t think of yourself that way. There are many ways that…
  2. Child Development

    The NHS website holds useful information on all aspects of baby and child development, see website for more details. www.nhs.uk/pregnancy    Next review date November 2024
  3. Childcare

    Holiday Activity Fund (HAF) - Brighter Futures For Children for information on activities running over the school holidays for eligible families   Deciding the type of childcare you want for your child is an important decision, so it is a good idea to get as much…
  4. Childcare Contracts and Complaints

    Your contract with your childcare provider Before your child starts at a childcare setting you will need to sign a contract with your chosen childcare provider e.g. childminder, pre-school day nursery etc. Signing a contract with a childcare provider is a legally binding document, which…
  5. Childcare Costs

    If you're returning to work, you'll need to think about the various factors affecting how much you can afford to pay for childcare, and what funding options are available. Visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk for information on help available for childcare costs.  Next review date May 2024
  6. Childcare Providers

    Find out about the diffrent types of childcare providers in the Reading area. We are the only official organisation that holds Ofsted registered childcare provider information in Reading (e.g. childminders, day nurseries, pre-schools, after school clubs, breakfast clubs, holiday clubs, creches), which is updated daily…
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Family Information Service

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localoffer@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2 0118 937 3777 OPTION 2

Adult & Carers Support

CSAAdvice.Signposting@reading.gov.uk 0118 937 3747 0118 937 3747
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