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  1. Parenting

    Brighter Futures for Children Parenting Service provides parenting skills and support programmes open to all parents and carers living in Reading. Programmes available for parents of children from birth through to adolescence. Courses are delivered in groups held in a range of venues across Reading…
  2. Parenting Support

    Breastfeeding Support Confidential trained support from other mums. Everybody warmly welcomed, siblings and bumps too. Any stage welcome, just starting, going back to work, weaning etc. Visit the Breastfeeding Network  Dad.info  Developed in partnership with Fathers Direct, Dad.info aims to give all UK fathers access to all the…
  3. Reading Schemes

    What is Bookstart?  Bookstart is a national programme that works through locally based organisations to give a free pack of books to babies and young children with guidance materials for parents and carers. It promotes a life-long love of books and is based on the principle…
  4. Living well with Dementia

    Dementia is a progressive illness of the brain resulting in the loss of functioning such as memory, reasoning, communication skills and activities in daily living. The chances of developing dementia increase with age, but some people under the age of 65 develop this condition which…
  5. Education, Schools & Services

    A child or young person who has a special educational need or disability (SEND) may need some extra help to get the best out of their education and learning. A child or young person with SEND can usually be supported from the resources which early…
  6. Blue Badge Hidden Disabilities

    Blue Badges Hidden Disabilities People with hidden disabilities now have the same rights to disabled parking as those with physical disabilities. This means that people with hidden disabilities like autism, dementia and mental health issues can now apply for a Blue Badge. To apply for…
  7. Local Offer Feedback & Consultations

    Reading's Local Offer will continually grow over time to ensure it provides a genuinely valuable resource for our children, young people and their families. If you have any ideas on how we can together improve and enhance the Local Offer, we’d love to hear from…
  8. 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…
  9. Caring in Reading Information

    Are you or do you know a child or adult who looks after a family member, partner, friend or neighbour who needs help because of illness, frailty, disability, mental health or addiction and couldn’t cope without their support? A carer is anyone, including children and…
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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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