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  1. Family Support

    Family life is different for all of us. What we have to deal with as a family and the challenges we face can sometimes make us feel we are on our own without support. There are organisations we can reach out to when we need…
  2. Family Support

    Family life is full of rewards and challenges. Finding the right support at the right time is important. Family Support has a range of information and advice services for parents and carers. Baby and toddler groups, parent and toddler groups or stay and play sessions…
  3. Feedback on SEND Local Offer

    Your feedback on the Local Offer is important in a number of ways. For example: It allows us to identify problems with the site (e.g. broken links) Users can point out terminology that has not been explained properly Gaps in information can be reported Please…
  4. Feelings, emotions and mental wellbeing

    Not only do mental health problems greatly impact the emotional and physical wellbeing of a child, but they can also affect the whole family – parents, siblings, grandparents – those who most want to help and actually may not know exactly how to. It can…
  5. Financial support for families

    Find out what financial support and benefits may be available to families from pregnancy to school age. As a family, you may be entitled to benefits or financial support, depending on your circumstances and the age of your child or children. Get information on employment…
  6. Free Childcare for 2 year olds

    Free childcare is available for eligible 2 year olds, for 15 hours a week during term time. Your child will have the chance to have fun, play, learn socialise and make new friends. If your child is eligible, they can take up a place at…
  7. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    On this page you will find the most commonly asked questions about childcare and family information.  If you can't find the answer to your question in the FAQs or by using the' Search tool', please contact the Family Information Service and we'll respond within 5…
  8. Getting Around (inc. Holidays)

    There are various schemes in Sandwell and nationally that can help you and your child with any mobility difficulties that you may have.  Parking Car parking spaces and disabled parking spaces in Sandwell Blue badge parking scheme - allows you to use parking concessions to enable you to park closer…

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Family Information Service

family_information@sandwell.gov.uk
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