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HMRC Child Benefit
Information on Child Benefit

HMRC Tax Credits
Tax Benefits, including Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit and more from the HMRC

Care2Learn
Funding for young people with childcare needs who wish to stay in education

Worcestershire’s Family Information Service
Information for families in Worcestershire.

BBC Schools’ Parents Page
An information resource from the BBC to help you support your children in all stages of the National Curriculum.

DfES
The Department for Children, Schools and Families: creating opportunity, releasing potential and achieving excellence.

DirectGov – Schools
Find information about schools, childcare and nurseries, including School Profiles.

Parenting Education And Support Forum
The national umbrella body bringing together those who work to provide parenting education and support for parents and families

UK Organisations

Pre-School Learning Alliance
The Fitzpatrick Building
188 York Way
London
N7 9AD
Telephone 020 7697 2500
Fax 020 7700 0319
National Childminding Association(NCMA)
8 Masons Hill
Bromley

Kent BR2 9EY
Telephone 0181 464 6164
OFSTED
New Business Unit

Piccadilly Gate,

Store Street

Manchester, M1 2WD

Telephone 0300 123 1231

See website ‘contact us’ page for a list of phone numbers for the different departments
www.ofsted.gov.uk  

Sure Start
DFES
Caxton House

6-12 Tothill Street
London
SW1H 9NA
Telephone 0870 0002288(DFES Public Enquiry Unit)

www.surestart.gov.uk/ensuringquality/birthtothreematters/

www.surestart.gov.uk/ensuringquality/foundationstage/

National Early Years Network
77 Holloway RoadLondon
N7 8JZ
Telephone 0171 607 9573
DfEE Publications Centre
PO Box 5050
Sudbury
Suffolk
CO10 6ZQ
Telephone 0845 602 2260
National Childbirth Trust
Alexandra House
Oldham terrace
Acton
London
W36HN
Telephone 0870 7703236
Enquiry Line 0870 444 8707
Email: enquiries@national-childbirth-trust.co.uk
www.nctpregnancyandbabycare.com
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline
42 Curtain Road
London
EC2A 3NH
Telephone 0808 800 5000
Textphone 0800 056 0566
Email: help@nspcc.org.uk
www.nspcc.org.uk
Partnership for Children
A charity that works to promote the emotional wellbeing of children and young people.
26-27 Market Place
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey
KT1 1JH
Telephone 020 8974 6004
www.partnershipforchildren.org.uk
Afasic (Association for All Speech Impaired children)
2nd Floor
50-52 Great Sutton Street
London
EC1V0DJ
Helpline 0845 355 5577
Email : info@afasic.org.uk
www.afasic.org.uk
Fostering Information Line
Telephone 0800 7834086
www.fostering.org.uk
Adoption Information Line
Telephone 0800 7834086
www.adoption.org.uk
National Association of Toy & Leisure Libraries
London office
68 Churchway
London
NW1 1LT
Telephone: 020 7255 4600
Email: admin@playmatters.co.uk
www.charitynet.org/~natll/
The National Deaf Children’s Society
15 Dufferin Street
London
EC1Y 8UR
Telephone: 020 7490 8656
Email: ndcs@ndcs.org.uk
Freephone
helpline: 0808 800 8880
Email: helpline@ndcs.org.uk
www.ndcs.org.uk
Scope
6 Market Road
London
N7 9PW
Telephone (general): 020 7619 7100
Helpline: 0808 800 3333
Email: cphelpline@scope.org.uk
www.scope.org.uk
National Eczema Society
Hill House
Highgate Hill
London
N19 5NA
Office Telephone: 020 7281 3553
www.eczema.org
National Day Nurseries Association** we are members
Oak House
Woodvale Road
Brighouse
West Yorkshire
HD6 4AB
Telephone 0870 774 4244
Email: info@nda.org.uk
www.ndna.org.uk
Day Care Trust
21 St George’s Road
London
SE1 6ES
Telephone 020 7840 3350
Email: info@daycaretrust.org.uk
www.daycaretrust.org.uk
Playgroup Network
PO Box 401
Middlesborough

Cleveland
TS5 4WZ
Telephone 0191 275 3827
The Dyspraxia Foundation
8 West alley
Hitchen
Herts
SGJ 1EG
Telephone 01462 455016
Helpline 01462 454988
Email: dyspraxia@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk
Education Otherwise
PO Box 325
Kings Lyn
PE34 3XW
Telephone 0870 7300074
Email: generalenquiries@education-otherwise.org
www.education-otherwise.org

Inclusion in Play

Kids(Play and opportunity for disabled children)
National Office and Fundraising department
6 Aztec Row
Berners Road
London
N1 0PW
Telephone 020 7359 3635
Email: enquiries@kids.org.uk
www.kids-online.org.uk/
Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education
New Redland
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QU
Telephone 0117 328 4007
inclusion.uwe.ac.uk
Council for Disabled Children
8 Wakley Street
London
EC1V 7QE
Telephone 020 7843 6000
Fax 020 7278 9512
www.ncb.org.uk
Disability Equality in Education
Unit GL
Leroy House
436 Essex Road
London
N1 3PQ
Telephone 020 7359 2855
www.diseed.org.uk
Parents for Inclusion
Unit 270
South Lambeth Road
London
SW8 IRL
Telephone 020 7735 7735
Free Helpline 0800652 3145
Email: info@parentforinclusion.org
RADAR
12 City Forum
250 City Road
London EC1V 8AF
Telephone 020 7250 3222
Email radar@radar.org.uk
www.radar.org.uk

Childrens Rights

Play England
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE
Telephone 020 7843 6819
E-mail ebaron@ncb.org.uk
http://www.playengland.org.uk
Article 31 Action Network
c/o PLAY_TRAIN
31 Farm Road
Sparkbrook
Birmingham
B11 1LS
Telephone 0121 766 8446
E-mail a31@playtrn.demon.co.uk
www.playtrn.demon.co.uk/a31ccs.htm
Save The Children

1 St John’s Lane
London
RNIB (Main Address)
105 Judd Street
London
WC1H 9NE
Telephone 020 7388 1266
www.rnib.org.uk

Positive Image Resources

Royal National Institute for the Deaf
19-23 Featherstone Street
London
EC1Y 8SL
Telephone 0808 808 0123 (freephone)
Textphone 0808 808 9000 (freephone)
Email: informationline@rnid.org.uk
www.rnid.org.uk
Community Insight
Pembroke Centre
Cheney Manor
Swindon
SN2 2PQ
Telephone 01793 512 612
E-mail books@c-insight.co.uk
www.c-insight.co.uk
Action for Leisure (formerly PLANET)
c/o Warwickshire College
Moreton Morrell Centre
Moreton Morrell
Warwickshire
CV35 9BL
Telephone 01926 650 195

Dyslexia Links

British Dyslexia Association
The BDA
98 London Road
Reading
RG1 5AU
Telephone 01189662677
Helpline 01189668271
Email: helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk
www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
The Sunflower Trust
10 Guildford Park Road
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7ND
Telephone 01483 531498
Email: enquiries@sunflowertrust.com
www.sunflowertrust.com