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Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on here are still in the process of posting service updates. Many phone lines and websites are still available, but some contact details have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at or

Beat the Heat

Temperatures are set to rise this week, with the added concern of Covid-19. Please take care: stay out of the heat, cool yourself down and keep your environment cool. Look out for others – particularly those who are isolated, ill, elderly or very young. Visit

Please see below useful links for parent carers: 

Who to contact

NHS ~ Heatwave - How to Cope in Hot Weather ~ Tips for Coping
NHS ~ Heatwave - How to Cope in Hot Weather

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.