Links to useful local places and services for parents with Young children.
Wakefield Children's Information Service
Wakefield District Children's Information Service (CIS) provides a FREE, high quality, up-to-date and impartial service to parents, carers and parents to be on the full range of information that they might need to support them and their children right through to their child's 20th birthday. We also work with those organisations and professionals who support families to ensure all parents are able to access the service.
West Yorkshire Safeguarding Board
Local safeguarding board online manual.
Little Owls Childrens Centre
Welcome to Little Owls. The brand new SureStart children's centre based at Common Road
Cedars Childrens Centre
Here you can find out about the activities, courses, services and information we offer, including links to over 80 useful websites and local contacts
Help with returning to work, childminding and finding childcare are available.
Links to national childminding and parenting related websites
A friendly forum for childminders and for parents looking for childminders or advice.
Early Years Foundation Stage
The Early Years Foundation Stage Website, information and guidance
Sure Start is the Government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child. We bring together early education, childcare, health and family support.
Parenting Chaos aims to bring you help and advice from all aspects of being a parent, from trying to conceive right through to you 19 year old leaving home. As the scope of being a parent is so huge we will be breaking the website down into several sites, starting with Baby Chaos, then Toddler Chaos, Child Chaos, Tweenager Chaos and finally Teenager Chaos
National Childminding Association
NCMA (the National Childminding Association) is a charity and professional association. We believe every child should reach their full potential and, since 1977, have worked with registered childminders, nannies as well as other individuals and organisations, such as local and national government, to ensure families in every community in England and Wales have access to high quality home-based childcare, play, learning and family support.
A site for UK childminders and parents
If you are looking for flexible home based childcare in a family environment,
then you have come to the right place
Our friends at Little Sparkles, Childminder in Derbyshire.
Below are just some of the Childcare Voucher Schemes available, there are many more and I will add more over the coming months.
Chamber Childcare Vouchers
Early Years Vouchers
Apple Childcare Vouchers
Allsave Ltd Vouchers
Ladybird Childcare Funding
My Family Childcare Vouchers
Busy Bees Childcare Vouchers