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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Reading Carers Card

You may be eligible for a carers card. Carers cards help make others aware that somebody is dependent on you. Having a carers card can be useful if you need support or assistance when you’re out and about. Carers cards are free for unpaid carers…

Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP)

Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP) Reviewed - January 2021 Updated - January 2021

Capital Fund Plan to support development of Specialist Education Provision for Children & Young People with Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCPs)

Brighter Futures For Children, Reading Capital Fund Plan to support development of Specialist Education Provision for Children & Young People with Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCPs) Capital Fund Plan - May 2019 Introduction The Government has committed some funding to support local authorities to invest…

Direct Payments - a guide for parents and carers (BFfC)

The Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) Direct Payment, a guide for parent carers, provides step-by-step guidance on how to access a direct payment.  You can view the full guide here Updated - September 2021

Cancer - Support Services and Advice

What is cancer? Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. Other terms used are malignant tumours and neoplasms. One defining feature of cancer is the rapid creation of abnormal cells that grow beyond…

Early Help

On this page you will be able to find out more about Early Help. We work with parents, children, young people and alongside our partners in the wider Early Help community. Page reviewed September 2020

West Cluster Children Centres

  Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet West Cluster Children's Centres ~ current activities   Last reviewed November 2021

East Reading Cluster Children Centres

Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet East Cluster Children's Centres  current activities   Last reviewed November 2021

South Reading Cluster Children Centres

  Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet South Cluster Children's Centres ~ current activities     Last reviewed November 2021