Articles on Family Information Services (177)

  1. Childminders

    Childminders provide childcare in their own homes, and are OFSTED Registered, to find out more, please see below.   Next review date June 2024
  2. Day Nurseries

    To find out more about Day Nurseries please see below. Visit our advice and guidance page Nursery Schools & Classes for details of other nurseries. Next review date June 2024
  3. 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...   Next review date April 2024
  4. Speech and Language

    If you would like any advice or wish to speak to a Speech and Language Therapist. Speech and Languagy Therapy (Berkshire Health Care NHS ) are adapting the way they work so that, if a family has a Berkshire GP, they can call and speak…
  5. Personal Budgets (Children)

    A personal budget is an amount of money identified by the local authority to deliver provision set out in an EHC plan.  It is Brighter Futures for Children's commitment to ensure that parents or the young person is involved in securing that provision. The child’s parent or…
  6. 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…
  7. Support for young carers

    If you are between 5 and 18 years and you spend a lot more time looking after a family member or carrying out household chores than other children/young people your age because a parent, brother, sister, grandparent or other relative is ill, disabled, has a…
  8. SEND - Family Finance

    Family Finance aims to inform and educate families, leading to their greater financial well-being and consequent improvements in lifestyle. At a time of huge change to the benefits system, the organisations listed below will help provide a much needed source of free, confidential, high-quality and…
  9. Adult Education

    In the Reading area there are a number of settings that offer further skills and qualifications for adults. There are opportunities for further and higher education qualifications also practical skills. New Directions College – is Reading Borough Council’s Adult Learning Service. Not only does it…
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Family Information Service

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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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