Articles on Family Information Services (178)

  1. Help with housing costs

    If you are on low income and struggling to meet your housing costs, you may be eligible for help with your rent, council tax and mortgage or loan interest. The Council  also offers a variety of grants for people on low income to help ensure…
  2. Help with travel and travel costs (plus accessible facilities)

    There is a range of support to help you get out and about, including the following options: Travelling by bus Concessionary Travel Disabled parking Travelling to your workplace The Oracle Shopmobility Scheme RADAR National Key Scheme Accessible Facilities (Changing places) Other services available: Readibus ReadiBus…
  3. Hexham - Love Your Neighbourhood Community event

    Hexham Community Centre, Bamburgh Close Thursday 29th February, 2pm – 4pm Love Your Neighbourhood Community event   The event is for local residents to: speak with organisations including Citizen’s Advice Reading, Reading Borough Council teams and many more find out what is happening at Hexham…
  4. Household Support Fund

    A Household Support Fund grant of £2,261,298 has been confirmed for Reading borough to provide cost of living support to households in the most need; particularly those who may not be eligible for the other support government has recently made available. The grant is funded…
  5. Housing

    Local Council Reading Borough Council (RBC) can offer advice on housing issues contact the Housing Advice Service based at the Civic Offices. Register for RBC housing, information on housing associations, know your rights as a tenant, deposit guarantee scheme, information for landlords and much more, visit the RBC…
  6. Housing grants and loans

    The Council offers a variety of grants for people on low incomes to help ensure homes in Reading meet the decent homes standard. For details of all grants and loans visit www.reading.gov.uk/homeimprovementgrants or call the Council’s Private Sector Housing Team on 0118 937 2562. Home…
  7. Independent Living

    Independent Living  Leaving Home Are you ready to leave home? As you leave school and become an adult you might start thinking about leaving home. It is important to think about how independent you are before you leave home. You will need to think about…
  8. Jargon Buster

    Jargon Buster Academy - An independently run school that receives government funding. Many academies have converted from maintained schools. Academies may be run by businesses, other schools, charities or voluntary groups. Academies are not controlled by the local authority and have a lot of freedom…
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Family Information Service

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Adult & Carers Support

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