Articles on Family Directory (114)

  1. Being a teenager

    Being a teenager is an exciting and special time. Everything starts changing and family life can feel mixed up. There's lots to deal with, body changes and body image, exams, peer pressure, sex and relationships. You might want to know stuff but don't want to…
  2. Birth

    Congratulations on the birth of your baby. Becoming a new parent is often exhausting but also a magical time. Your baby is ready to learn and grow with you. Take a look at some ideas you, your family and friends can do to help your…
  3. Bullying

    Bullying and cyberbullying can happen to anyone, at school, at home or online. Name calling, hitting, pushing, spreading rumours or disrespecting someone is not okay. The effects of bullying can go on for a long time and make you feel scared and alone. Talking to…
  4. The Care Act 2014

    This advice and guidance is concerned with the Care Act 2014 and how if affects you if you are receiving services from Adult Social Care.
  5. Child sexual exploitation and abuse

    Child sexual exploitation (CSE) happens when a young person is encouraged or forced to take part in sexual activity. It might be in exchange for presents, money, alcohol or simply emotional attention. Child Sexual Abuse is the sexual abuse of a child or young person…
  6. Childcare and Early Learning

    High quality childcare can give your child a better start in life. It can also give you the freedom to return to work or education or simply to take a break from your everyday routine, safe in the knowledge that your child is in good…
  7. Childcare Brokerage Service

    Finding the right childcare for your family is really important. Getting to know about the different childcare options for your child, how much childcare providers charge, what their Ofsted report means, these things may feel a bit daunting, especially if you are a new parent.…
  8. Childcare business support

    Find out more about managing a childcare business including marketing, paperwork and buying and choosing equipment. There are many different childcare businesses including day nurseries, pre-school playgroups and wraparound out of school provision. You may wish to start your own business but don't know where…
  9. Childcare News and Events

    Information, resources and regular news updates for childcare providers in Sandwell. This section is for providers and practitioners to use to keep up to date with developments in the childcare sector, access Sandwell Early Years training and support and follow best practice in the profession.…

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