Social care and supporting families

A family

Find out what benefits, services and help you can get for your family.

If you're nearly 16 years old and you're in local authority care, find out how we can support you to be independent with our Local offer for care leavers.

We provide early help services to a child, young person or family.

If you share our passion for making a difference to the lives of children, young people and families, then we would be delighted if you joined our team.

Help available from our Disabled Children’s Service if you have a child with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Partnership aims to make a real difference to lives of Leicestershire children and families.

You may be able to claim benefits or get financial help.

Information on who can get free school meals and how to apply.

If you're 18 and under and you look after someone at home, you can get help with care and your school work.

‘Looked after’ children or young people can get help and services from us to keep them safe and happy and to make sure they are given opportunities to better themselves and reach their goals.

Advice and support about domestic or sexual abuse.

Our Information and Support Directory provides information on many useful local organisations and activities where you live.

Enrolling children and young people in free holiday clubs. Did you know that children and young people who are eligible for free school meals can take part in free holiday clubs?

Contact us if you want to complain about the care of a child, adoption services, care and supervision orders or special guardianship support services.


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Beacon Voices will sing at information evening

Sign up by Wednesday, March 15 if you're interested

We'll create a network of 'hubs' where families can access support.