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Working and caring

Although working alongside caring can be difficult to juggle, it does ensure you have a life outside your caring responsibilities which provides different challenges, the chance to meet/stay in contact with other people and some financial stability. Should I give up work? Many carers feel…

Wraparound & Holiday Childcare, Parent and Childcare Provider ‘Rights to Request’

Wraparound and holiday childcare is important for working parents, where there is a lack of childcare, parents or childcare providers have the "Right To Request" with their school.   Page reviewed January 2022  

Young Parents

Useful information for soon-to-be and new parents Regardless of how young or old we are, we all need a bit of help or advice when it comes to having children and bringing them up. Young Parent Drop-In | Reading Services Guide ~ not running at the moment, contact Sue…

Young People

The following organisations support young people in finding Careers, Employment & Training  Page reveiwed February 2022    

Young People & Mental Health

The emotional wellbeing of children and young people is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health allows children and young people to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults. Please see below,…

Young People with SEND who are in Custody

This protocol briefly outlines the key requirements and sets out roles and responsibilities locally. The SEND code of practice should be used for detailed guidance on the application of these duties in each case. SEND Code Of Practice - January 2015 Full protocol can be…

Young Person Friendly Coronavirus Support

Introduction This page is a one-stop-shop for young people in Reading to access up to date information and support during the Coronavirus outbreak and government lockdown. It’s important to ensure that you keep up to date with all the changes that the government are advising…

Your care after discharge from hospital

If you go into hospital, you may be worried about whether you’ll cope when you leave. Find out about the support available to your from the Council's Intermediate Care Reablement team (click on this sentence) Find out what the advice and guidance is on your…