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30 Hours Free Childcare for Foster Carers

Foster Carers will become eligible for 30hrs free childcare from 1st September 2018 if they meet the eligibility criteria. 

85258 - Free Crisis Text Line - Text Shout to 85258

Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Shout is powered by a team of volunteers, who are at the heart of the…

Action Counters Terrorism - ACT Campaign

If you’ve seen or heard something that could potentially be related to terrorism or extremism, trust your instincts and report it. Your actions could save lives. In cases of an emergency, or if you need urgent police assistance, you should always dial 999. You can also…

Adoption Tees Valley

Adoption Tees Valley is a regional adoption agency covering the North East of England. We launched in May 2018 and replace the five local authority agencies of Middlesbrough, Stockton, Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland and Darlington. We are responsible for finding loving families for vulnerable children…

Adverse Childhood Experiences

What are adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)? The term Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is used to describe a wide range of stressful or traumatic experiences that children can be exposed to whilst growing up.  ACEs range from experiences that directly harm a child (such as suffering…

Annual Health Checks

Who's eligible? Anyone aged 14 or over who's on their GP's learning disability register can have a free annual health check once a year. You can ask to go on this register if you think you have a learning disability. You do not need to…

Are You Worried About Your Child Being Criminally Exploited

Click on this link to download the The Children's Society's Parent Guide called 'Are you worried about your child being criminally exploited?'.

Ask for ANI

If you are experiencing domestic abuse and need immediate help, ask for ‘ANI’ in a participating pharmacy. ‘ANI’ stands for Action Needed Immediately. If a pharmacy has the ‘Ask for ANI’ logo on display, it means they’re ready to help. They will offer you a…

Beat The Heat - Keep Cool At Home Checklist

Click on the link to see the checklist to help you beat the heat at home. Keep Cool At Home Checklist
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