Useful Links and Phone Numbers for Parent's and Carers
A seach engine for children
Wheelchair Assessment - 01173 403463 / Emergency Repairs - 01179 577952
Wheelchair Assessment and repairs phone numbers
A New inclusive Youth Project has been set up in the Chew Valley area on Thursday afternoons/evenings. The project is aimed primarily at supporting disabled, SEN, and socially isolated young people aged 11-19. The first session is Thursday 2nd February at the Children's Centre in Chew Valley from 3.30pm - 5.30pm. They will included come spray can artwork and making smoothies. It will be running every Thursday for the next 9 weeks - although they hope to find an alternative venue. For more information and enrollment details please see the website below.
The National Autistic Society website
In England and Wales, disabled people with a low income and minimal savings may be eligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant from their local council to help pay for the cost of installing a stairlift in their homes. Please see the website for more information.
We provide support for children with hearing and vision needs from their earliest years and through their time at school
Off the Record aims to improve the emotional, physical and mental well-being, and self esteem of young people aged up to 25 who live, study or work in Bath and North East Somerset.
The National Deaf Childrens Society. The NDFS campaigns to break down barriers faced by deaf children and young people.
Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
The website link below may be of use to parents who care for disabled relatives or for a pupil at the school who is a carer themselves. The Carers Centre can provide information, advice and support to Parent Carers whose children have a disability. Please contact the Carers Centre for more information via the Carers Line on 01761 431389, Mon-Fri 09.00 until 11.00 and Mon-Thurs 1.00pm -3.00pm.
The Government site for parents
The Family Information Service (FIS) holds accurate and up to date information about all Ofsted-registered childcare (including childminders, nurseries, pre-schools, out-of-school clubs and holiday playschemes). They also have information about Leisure Activities, Working with Children and Family Support.
An easy way to fundraise for school!
Website for the British Dyslexia Association
Find schools and colleges in England and view school performance, characteristics, workforce, finance and Ofsted inspection outcomes. You can find and compare schools and colleges using a map, the search box or by following the quick links on this Website.
ChildLine is the UK's free, 24-hour helpline for children in distress or danger. Trained volunteer counsellors comfort, advise and protect children and young people who may feel they have nowhere else to turn.
A ChildNet project - this site aims to keep young people safe while they're online.
Parental Support - To support parents of school aged children, BANES have produced two guides, 'Useful Information for Families with Children 4-11' and 'Useful Information for Families with Children 11-18'. They can be found by following this link
1Big Database is the on-line directory of services, organisations and groups for children and young people aged 0 to 19 and their parents and carers in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol and South Gloucestershire. A number of local partners have worked together to develop this directory to provide one place where information on services is accessible for children, young people, families and those that work with them.