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Contact the team

Family Information Service - fis@reading.gov.uk

SEND Local Offer - localoffer@reading.gov.uk

Adult Carers Advice & Support - dos@reading.gov.uk

Children's Action Teams - Reading

Children's Action Teams (CATs) are local multi-professional teams providing help, guidance and support, working together with families and communities to create and achieve positive change for Reading's children and young people.  We have three teams; North, South/East and West.

They work closely with schools and other services to provide family-centred support that meets a variety of needs. This can be single or multiple issues arising from the child's education, their health or other significant areas of their family life.

Professionals within a CAT are: 

The Family Information Service provides information on the SEND Local Offer on behalf of Brighter Futures for Children, which is contracted to deliver the SEND/Local Offer service. Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) ~ website

Who to contact

Telephone
0118 937 3641- Children's Single Point of Access
E-mail
cspoa@brighterfuturesforchildren.org
Website
Brighter Futures for Children ~ Concerned about a child
Brighter Futures for Children

Where to go

Address
Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices
Bridge Street
Reading
Postcode
RG1 2LU

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

To access the following services you will have to complete the Children's Single Point of Access (CSPoA) ~ Referral Form

Education Welfare
Family Workers
Youth Workers
Parenting Service

You do not require a referral for Children Centres

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.