Useful information


Gingerbread
0207 4285400 
www.gingerbread.org.uk

Advice for one parent families.


Wiltshire Money Service
www.wiltshirefis.org.uk

Provides free advice to help you understand how changes in global economy can affect your financial life.


BBC Parenting
www.bbc.co.uk/parenting

Parenting advice.


ADDISS (Attention deficit disorders support)

020 8952 2800
www.addiss.co.uk


Wiltshire Pathways
www.wiltshirepathways.org

Local services for children and young people


Wiltshire County Council
0300 4560100
www.wiltshire.gov.uk


Citizens Advice Centre
0344 4111444
www.cabwiltshire.org.uk

Free, independent and confidential advice on: Debt, Housing, Employment, Welfare Benefits, Family and Personal Matters, Consumer Contracts, Legal Procedures, Education and Health.


Adult Learning
0800 101901
www.learndirect.com

Governments adult learning service


Wiltshire College And University Centre, Chippenham
01225 350035 
www.wiltshire.ac.uk/chippenham

Contact for up to date course information

www.foundationyears.org.uk 

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 the beginning of September, then you must apply for a primary school place. 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 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.  

I Can

I CAN's Talking Point gives parents/carers and practitioners the information they need to help children develop their speaking and understanding skills. If a child has difficulty with speaking, they may need help, or they may struggle in nursery or school. With the right help, they can develop the skills they need. 

Click here to go to their webpage for support - I CAN's Talking Point