Advice for one parent families.
Wiltshire Family Information Service
0300 0030 4573
Provides general information and signposting service for parents / carers about services and facilities in Wiltshire.
Wiltshire Parent Partnership Service
This service will provide information, support and advice service to parents/ carers about their child's special educational needs.
National Autistic Society
0808 800 4104
ADDISS (Attention deficit disorders support)
020 8952 2800
Local services for children and young people
Wiltshire County Council
Citizens Advice Centre
Free, independent and confidential advice on: Debt, Housing, Employment, Welfare Benefits, Family and Personal Matters, Consumer Contracts, Legal Procedures, Education and Health.
Governments adult learning service
Wiltshire College, Chippenham
Contact for up to date course information
Provide valuable information and support regarding Early Years and Childcare. We would like to draw your attention to the resources section where there is a booklet "What to expect and when?" providing information about your child's learning in the EYFS.
Don't forget if you child will be 4 years old before September 2018 then you must apply for a primary school place. The deadline for applications is NOON on 15 January 2018. The easiest way to apply is online at www.wiltshire.gov.uk
The NSPCC are the leading charity fighting to end Child Abuse in the UK and Channel Islands and relies on all of us to report any concerns we may have about any child.
Their website also contains a wealth of information to help and support parents to keep their children safe from harm such as Online Safety, Coping With Toddler Tantrums and Staying Safe Away From Home.
The website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk offers information on all help available to you with regard to paying for childcare. It is a really useful tool providing a step by step guide to take you through all options which you may be able to access.
Contact is a charity for families with disabled children. Their website www.contact.org.uk offers guidance and information and helps bring families together to support each other. They provide a useful leaflet “Concerned About Your Child” offering advice as to who you can approach should you have any concerns regarding any aspect of your child’s development.
www.happymaps.co.uk - Information and advice for all ages from birth to young adults.
The Small Talk website - https://small-talk.org.uk provides lots of activities to encourage talking, playing and sharing books.
The Hungry Little Minds website - https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk provides lots of simple fun activiites for kids from newborn to five.