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Education, learning and employment

Education and learning can be for anyone of any age in Slough. Your child can get free early education the term after their second birthday if you live in Slough and you get one of these benefits. All children are entitled to a funded early education place at…

Eligibility criteria for adults with care and support needs under the Care Act 2014

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The Care Act 2014 sets out in one place, local authorities’ duties in relation to assessing people’s needs and their eligibility for publicly funded care and support. Under the Care Act 2014, local authorities must: carry out an assessment of anyone who appears to require…

Emotional health and wellbeing

Emotional health is extremely important and also a priority as physical health and nutrition. You need to be in good emotional and mental health to be able to thrive and develop resilience in coping with difficult situations. Good mental health helps you to develop into healthy adults. Things…

Employing your own personal assistant

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Direct payments allow you to control who provides you with the support you need and decide when you want it. You can choose who comes into your home, when and what they do for you. If you want to take your personal budget as a…

Events in Slough

From Slough Canal Festival to school holiday activities, find out what's on in Slough plus what to do if you're organising an event. Further events and activities available on our Whats on page.

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters has been created by Public Health England, with tips and advice developed with experts and approved by the NHS including tips for looking after a child or young person’s mental health and also self care for parent/carers.


These resources, available below, are aimed at practitioners working to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults against all forms of exploitation. The downloadable and printable documents include guidance for practitioners, along with others that can be used with children, young people and parents/ carers. The…


The exploitation of children, young people and vulnerable adults can take many forms and can happen in many contexts involving peer on peer, adult on child and organised groups. For children and young people, the most common types of exploitation include: child sexual exploitation (CSE)…

Family and relationships

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Lets face it, family and relationships with our teachers and other people can sometimes be a little difficult and we all sometimes need a bit of information and help. In this section, you will find local information and links to national organisations and websites. There…

Family Matters

Parents are the most important people in a child's life but family life can be challenging and difficult at times with many complications. Every family is different and has different needs so it's important that parents can find the help they need at the time…