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Early Help Funding

Early Help Funding is a small resource of money available across the county to support Lead Practitioners in the community to be creative with commissioning services for children and young people in order to meet short term needs identified in a My Plan or My Plan+.…

Resources to Support Safeguarding

The intention at each stage of the Graduated Pathway is for the needs of the child and family to be met through multi agency support leading to a de-escalation of need and risk. However, if during the course of the work with a child or…

Parenting

Parenting Being a parent isn’t always easy which is why the Glosfamilies Directory is here to help.  There are a wide range of organisations available both across Gloucestershire and nationally, who provide advice and support to families and/or those professionals working with them. Searching by keyword…

Early Help Practice Guidance

This document aims to provide guidance to the whole range of practitioners working with and supporting children, young people and families in Gloucestershire. Early Help is a key element of safeguarding and as such is everyone’s responsibility. While at times it may involve referrals to…

What is the Local Offer?

Gloucestershire County Council has a legal duty to publish a ‘Local Offer’ that lists all the activities, opportunities and support services available to families who have disabled children and young people aged up to 25.  It must include information about education, health and care provision…

Post-16 Education

There are many options available to young people for post 16 education and training.  Providers of post 16 education and training must ensure that they give the right support to their students with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).  Support should be aimed at preparing…

Guide to Childcare Options

Childcare has benefits for the whole family, not just for now but for a long time into the future. With good quality childcare, your children will learn, develop and play alongside other children and will benefit for years to come. Knowing that your children are…

Tell us what you think

We welcome your feedback about Gloucestershire's Local Offer.  This includes feedback if you cannot find a service or the information that you are looking for.  Your comments can be sent by email to sendlocaloffer@gloucestershire.gov.uk. Alternatively you can contact The Key on 0800 542 0202 (Freephone) to speak to an advisor. 

Early Years, Education and Childcare

The Early Years is a crucial time of development for all children.  Choosing the right type of childcare, or early learning opportunities is an important decision for parents to make.   You will find useful information about the various childcare options, as well as details of funding which may be…
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