Parent Services & Support

Types of childcare

Types of childcare

Registered childcare Registered childcare is inspected and regulated by an organisation called Ofsted (see Useful links).

Helplines and local groups for parents

Helplines and local groups for parents

Parentline Plus An organisation providing immediate help from volunteer parent support workers 24 hours a day,

Local authority services for parents

Local authority services for parents

Sure Start Children’s Centres Children’s centres are linked to maternity services. They provide health and family

Bringing up a child on your own

Bringing up a child on your own

If you’re bringing up a child on your own, don’t be afraid to ask for help