If you are interested in taking part, please contact us on 01372 384467 or use the Contact Form

we are hiring

Children, Teens & Young Adults

Information for parents and carers on education, including financial support for childcare, special educational needs, information for, teens and young people and, general information on a range of other services.

SERVICE PERSONNEL – CHILDREN

A list of services and charities for children and young people of serving personnel or, whose parents has died in service.

Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP)

Provides appropriate professional direction, support and advice to children and young people separated from a parent or family member who is deployed on operational duties.

www.gov.uk/government/groups/directorate-children-and-young-people


Families Activity Breaks

FAB provides fun and challenging activity camps around the UK for families with children who have suffered the loss of a loved one who was serving in the Armed Forces.

www.fabcamps.org.uk


Forces Children’s Trust

Helps children whose parent has died or has sustained life threatening injuries whilst serving as a member of the British Armed Forces.

www.forceschildrenstrust.org


 

Royal Navy and Marines Children’s Fund

Offers support to children whose parents work or have worked for the Naval Service. It offers childcare, special needs education and in-home support in times of crisis.

www.rnrmchildrensfund.org.uk



CHILDCARE – FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Charities and services offering support, guidance and signposting for issuing relating to financial support of children/teens and young adults.

Child Benefit Enquiry Line

Provides information on how to claim child benefit.

www.gov.uk/child-benefit


 

Child Support Agency

Information on payment of child maintenance when one parent is non-resident and is required to pay towards the upbringing and support of their children.

www.csa.gov.uk


Childcare Voucher Scheme

Childcare vouchers towards the cost of registered childcare which can include:

Nurseries

Child-minders

Nannies

Play schemes

Out-of-hours school clubs & holiday camps

certain elements of Independent school fees

http://www.modchildcare.co.uk



EDUCATION & SPECIAL NEEDS

Childrens Education Advisory Service (CEAS)

A tri-service organisation funded by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide information and support to service families on all aspects of their childrens’ education in the UK and overseas.

CEAS includes supporting parents at meetings with local schools, local authorities and tribunals.

http://www.gov.uk/guidance/childrens-education-advisory-service


Children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Provides information on the support of children in relation to Special Educational Needs (SEN) and education, health & care planning.

www.gov.uk/children-with-special-educational-needs/extra-SEN-help


RAF Families Federation

Funded by the RAF but an independent organisation, the RAF Federation supports all RAF personnel and their families with a range of issues/concerns including all matters relating to childrens, education and schooling.

www.raf-ff.org.uk/education.asp?st=EDUCATION


Royal Caledonian Education Trust

Provides resources, support and education grants to children of Scottish persons who are serving in the British Armed Forces.

http://www.rcet.org.uk


SENDirect

SENDirect provides information on childrens’ needs, family entitlements rights and budget management.

www.sendirect.org.uk


Service Childrens’ Education (SCE)

SCE provides schools and educational support for children of the UK Armed Forces personnel.

www.gov.uk/government/collections/service-childrens-education


Royal Navy & Marines Children

Offers support to children whose parents work or have worked for the Naval Service.  It offers childcare support, Special Needs and In-Home Support in times of crisis.

www.rnrmchildrensfund.org.uk



GENERAL

Services covering a range of general topic’s.

Homestart

Offers support and advice to families including one-to-one support for parents and group support on a range of practical issues and works in communities across the UK and with families on British Forces bases in Germany & Cyprus.

www.home-start.org.uk


DirectGov – Information for Parents

Government website with lots of information for parents including:

Schooling

Childcare

Child maintenance

Health.

www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/index.htm


Young Minds

Supports parents and young people and is committe to improving mental health and emotional support of children and young people.

www.youngminds.org.uk