Articles on Family Information Services (178)

  1. Alternative Provision

    Information on alternative provision providers on Reading's SEND Local Offer, click here to view provision records. Approved Alternative Providers - information can be found on the BFfC website, click here to view the information. Last reviewed February 2024 
  2. Family Finance

    This page has information on where to find out more about the benefits /funding available for families, also organisations that can help advise families on the benefits that may be available to them. Next review date December 2024
  3. Expanded Childcare Support from April 2024

    Childcare support is expanding from April 2024. Find out more below. Apply now to get 15 hours childcare for your 2-year-old to start in April Applications for 15 hours childcare are now open for eligible working parents in England with a child who turns two…
  4. Learning Disability Transition Videos

    BOB ICB commissioned Reading charity, Starting Point and Realtime Film Company, to co-produce the films with more than 20 young people across Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West who are neurodivergent including autistic Young People and those with a Learning Disability and all keen to learn…
  5. Ofsted and CQC Local Area SEND Inspections

    Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have published a new Area SEND inspection Framework.  The new framework for 2023 outlines a new inspection model. All Local Area Partnerships will be subject to this including: full inspections monitoring inspections engagement meetings, and area SEND thematic…
  6. Transition 16-25

    Transition describes the move from children’s services to adult services. This can involve leaving school, transferring from children and family services to adult social care services, and/or transferring from paediatric services to adult health services, it can also involve leaving college and moving to employment. Family…
  7. Early Years & Childcare

    Holiday Activity Fund (HAF) - Brighter Futures For Children for information on activities running over the school holidays for eligible families Good quality childcare is beneficial for all children. It can play a hugely important role in your child's development, allowing them to become independent, to…
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Family Information Service

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

SEND Local Offer

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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