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Family Advice, Support and Information

The Early Help Programme provides advice and support in Worcestershire for families with children/young people up to the age of 19 years old. It also includes support for families with a young adult up to 24 years old with additional needs.



Worcestershire Children's Centres provide a range of services for families with children aged from 0 to 19. They provide information, help and support to meet the needs of the local community.


Family Lives is a national charity which provides help and support in all aspects of family life. They offer professional non-judgemental support and advice. All family members can access immediate and on-going help either on the phone or online.

You can call their confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222.


Worcestershire's Children and Young People's Plan 2014 - 2017 is a single, strategic overarching plan for all local services who work with children and young people. You can find it here to download: http://bit.ly/2aIiiBn.


Ofsted's Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school. You can also see what other people have said about a school.


Gov.uk - The place to find government services and information.

SEN and Disabilities


Worcestershire's Local Offer

Worcestershire's Local Offer has links to information about what is available in the county for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.



Worcestershire's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Disability Information and Support Service - formerly the Parent Partnership Service.

This service is at arm's length from Worcestershire's Children's Services and gives independent and neutral advice. The team now includes a young person advisor.

The site includes downloadable factsheets

Telephone - 01905 768153


Local Groups/Organisations

Autism West Midlands

Deaf Direct

Hansel & Gretel

Malvern Special Families

North Worcestershire Disability Information Advice Line

South Worcestershire Disability Information Advice Line



National Groups/Organisations

ADHD Foundation


Contact a Family

Down's Syndrome Association

FASD Trust (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders)


National Autistic Society


SWAN UK (Syndromes Without A Name)