Thurrock’s Young People & Families Directory
This is Thurrock's Local Offer and online directory of local services to help children, young people and families.
The information and advice here is for young people up to the age of 25, parents, prospective parents, carers, and anyone working with children and families.
e-mail or telephone us on 01375 652801.
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The Mascot Competition has now closed and we have had an amazing 55 entries! A big thank you to all who have taken part. We are very pleased to say that the shortlisting has now taken place and the winners from each shortlisted…
What is a Personal Budget?
A personal budget is one of the ways of giving you more choice and control about the way your child is supported. Find out more by viewing the information and guidance pages.
EHCP Process Survey
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) - process feedback This project aims to do the following; Consult with parents, carers and young people around the process of requesting an EHCP Consult with educational providers around the process of requesting an…
Car Seat Law
Current UK law requires all children under 12 or less than 135cm in height to use a car/booster seat. A shocking 34% of 8 to 11-year olds in the UK are not using a booster seat on car journeys when one is required.
Autism Help Sheet From Options
Help sheets are produced monthly and written by our clinical team. The Options Clinical Team has created a series of help sheets offering advice and guidance for parents and carers who look after children, young people and adults with autism.
Childcare Service Compensation
As you will be aware some parents have been unable to access Tax Free Childcare through their childcare accounts for technical reasons. These parents may be able to claim compensation, and get the government top-up as a one-off payment. There is also the possibility of…
Can you get help with childcare costs? - NEW government website
The government is introducing new ways to help parents with childcare costs. Look through all the help on offer using the link below. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support. www.childcarechoices.gov.uk or call 0300 123 4097