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Children and families

Adoption, fostering and residential care
Services and support for adoption, fostering, residential care and supported lodgings.
Contact Single Point of Advice
Discuss concerns about a young person. Assess the level of need with the Continuum of Need.
Health services for children
Links to further advice if you are worried about your child’s physical, mental, or sexual health.
How Children's Services are managed
Find out about feedback, how to complaint, our equality and diversity strategy and safeguarding children.
Information for families
Information for families including how to keep a child safe, young people and training.
Looked after children and care leavers
Find out about the children in care council. I'm a child in care who can help me?
Organisations that help families
Information about money and housing, support for young carers, domestic violence and also parenting courses and advice.
Support for families with young children and childcare
Information on finding childcare, support for families with children aged 0 to 19 and also becoming a registered childminder.
Teenagers and young people
Find out about, safety and welfare, housing advice for young people, child sexual exploitation, abuse, neglect and sexualised behaviour.