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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…

Peer Support Groups

Peer Support groups provide a dedicated space for professionals working within and across schools to come together at least once a term to share good practice and tools to work effectively with children and their families. The group provides space for problem solving and an…

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…

Practitioner Newsletters

As Practitioners supporting children, young people and their families within Gloucestershire, we want to make sure that you are kept up to date with the latest news, changes and developments, not just from Gloucestershire County Council but from a whole range of services and organisations.  One way…

Preparing For Adulthood

Growing up and becoming an adult is known as Preparing for Adulthood or PfA for short.  There are 4 areas of PfA which are improtant for everyone growing up.  These are: Education, training and employment  Independent living Having friends and being part of your community…

Primary schools - access to early help and advice

Schools can be a good starting point if parents, carers or families are concerned about their child.  The information below has been composed by Gloucestershire primary schools for you. Most primary schools and their partners would be able to offer you direct support, advice or information on where…

Priority Service Register

Many people don't realise that each utility provider has a Priority Service Register. If you are a vulnerable person, perhaps due to illness, disability or age, or if you care for a vulnerable person, you can sign up for free to the Priority Service Registers…

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is an extra sum of money paid directly to schools to help disadvantaged children fulfill their potential.  Pupil Premium also supports children whose parents are in the regular armed forces. To find out more about pupil premium click here

Ready, Steady Go Programme

In healthcare, we use the word transition to describe the process of preparing, planning and moving from children's to adult services. We understand that moving away from a team of professionals that you have been with for many years can be scary but hopefully, by getting…

Registering Plans and Assessments

The local authority, together with partners such as Education, Health and the voluntary and community sectors, must work together to provide a cohesive Early Help offer to support children, young people and their families.  This relies on agencies communicating regularly with one another as we cannot know the extent to which…
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