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The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic family Covid-19 Helpline. Free emotional support and practical advice from Barnardo’s for a child or young person aged 11+. Also available in multiple languages. You can talk weekdays 10am-8pm and weekends 10am-3pm. Call 0800 1512605, visit Barnados.

Breakfast & After School Clubs

Breakfast and after school clubs run before or after school and are open to school aged children. Activities may include homework support but the main focus is on play offering activities such as sports, drama or arts and crafts. Many clubs are run on school…

The Bristol Standard in Slough

The Bristol Standard is the Quality Improvement Scheme recommended and supported by Quality, Care and Learning Team. Slough maintains close links with Bristol and the other local authorities using The Bristol Standard to ensure standards and processes are consistent and equitable. This includes shared training…

Bullying - Young People

BullyingUK is for young people being bullied.  There are articles are about bullying and other topics relevant to young people. If you're being bullied, or aren't sure whether an incident or behaviour should be reported, BullyingUK is here to help. You can read through the advice or call the helpline 0808 800…

The Care Act

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From April 2015, care and support in England is changing for the better. The Care Act will help make access to care and support more consistent across the country.

Carers' assessments - Slough Borough Council

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As a carer you have the right to ask for a carer’s assessment. This will look at the impact your caring responsibilities have on your life and what social care support you might be eligible for. Slough Borough Council and Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Community…

Carer’s allowance

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You could get £67.60 a week if you care for someone at least 35 hours a week and they get certain benefits. You do not have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for. You do not get paid extra if…

Childcare for families with disabled children - support in the early years

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Most children start school at some point in the school year when they turn five, but from 0-5 different early years options are available. Contact For families explains how these early years settings support children with special educational needs (SEN).  

Childcare in your own home

Nannies and home childcarers usually work in a child's own home. They can work flexible or unusual hours to fit in with the needs of the family; some work only part time while others live-in. They do not have to be registered with Ofsted but…

Childcare: ready to choose?

Choosing childcare is one of the most important decisions you will make. Parents choose childcare to: look for work do a training course or take some time for yourself.  Choosing childcare for your child can feel daunting. Whoever cares for your child will have a huge…