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  1. Choose a Childcare Career

    Did you know.... From September 2025 many working parents will be able to access funded childcare for their child, from nine months old up to school age.The roll out will start from April 2024 and the demand for funded spaces will increase in Reading. Now…
  2. SEND Local Offer Newsletter Winter 2023 - Issue 33

    Welcome to the 33rd issue of the SEND Local Offer newsletter. We have packed this edition with lots of information based on parent carers and young people feedback. There are some fantastic short breaks, activities and support services included in issue 33 of the newsletter. We…
  3. Shaw Trust Neurodiversity training

    The Shaw Trust are offering local businesses training on Neurodiversity in the Workplace, how to support someone who is neurodiverse and also the benefits of neurodiversity in business. Having a neurodiverse workplace encourages creativity, new ideas, and fresh perspectives.Gain the skills, knowledge, confidence and understanding…
  4. Children's Centres

    Here at Brighter Futures for Children your local Children Centre teams are working hard to provide families across Reading with access to learning rich sessions that are of an outstanding quality. Visit Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) ~ Reading Children's Centres  for up to date…
  5. Early Help & Support

    The Children’s Single Point of Access is how you raise a concern about a child (pre-birth to 18 years old) in Reading. This includes safeguarding and child protection. Having a Single Point of Access allows us to make timely, informed, evidence based decisions to ensure…
  6. Special Needs Support

    Support available to Parents, Families and Carers and Young People with SEND. In this section you will find a range of information including: Local Services and Charities National Services and Charities Support Groups Where to get help and advice. Reviewed - March 2023 Next review date March 2024…
  7. Family Support

    Parents and carers are the most important people in a child's life but family life can be challenging and difficult at times. Every family is different and has different needs and requirements so it's important that parents and carers can find the best help they…
  8. Transport

    There are various types of transport available to Reading residents who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.  This includes council run services as well as private and voluntary sector organisations. Services offering transport can be found on the transport search within the Reading Services Guide.…
  9. Parent to Parent Support

    Parent to Parent Support section, has been set up as a direct result from parent carer feedback.  This section will provide information on services where parent carers can support each other, who have a child or young person with SEND.    Next review - November 2024…
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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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