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Staffordshire Connects

Staffordshire Connects is a easy to use directory providing details about hundreds of different care, support and wellbeing organisations, local activities, clubs and community groups taking place across the county.

We want you and those who you care for to stay independent, safe and well for as long as possible, and Staffordshire Connects can help you to do just that.

Use Staffordshire Connects to browse, search, find and get in touch with a range of organisations offering support around areas such as:

  • health and wellbeing matters,
  • community activities,
  • equipment and technology, 
  • care and support,
  • children’s services, 
  • special educational needs and disabilities as part of the Staffordshire local offer.

It’s easier than ever to find what you need and the best thing is that it is all in one place.

Staffordshire Connects is compatible with smart phones and tablets, so you can find information when you are on the move.

If you provide a service or belong to an organisation or group, you can register for a free account and start sharing details of what you offer on Staffordshire Connects for all to see.

Help us back by spreading the word about Staffordshire Connects and what it has to offer. Email us on staffordshire.connects@staffordshire.gov.uk for details.

If you would like share what you think about Staffordshire Connects, please contact us.  We are always looking for ways to improve the site and your views are really important to us.  

If you think there’s something missing, let us also know through our feedback page

Best wishes

Staffordshire Connects 

 

How do I contact Adult Social Care/ Staffordshire Cares?

If you have any adult social care enquires, please contact the Staffordshire Cares team :

Phone: 0300 111 8010
Email: staffordshirecares@staffordshire.gov.uk
Text/SMS (for people with a hearing impairment) 07814 194 111
Minicom: 01785 276207
Webchat (see the right hand bottom of your screen)

Lines are open:
Monday to Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Staffordshire County Council website also has lots of useful information and advice that you may find useful.

How do I contact the Family Information Service team?

Staffordshire Family Information Service is a free information and advice service for families with children and young people aged 0 to 19 years. We can help any member of a family (or practitioner) with information on:

  • Looking childcare and early education
  • Free places for 2, 3 & 4 year olds
  • Children's Centres
  • Help with childcare costs
  • Childcare for SENDs

If you have any questions about either the childcare listings shown within the Staffordshire Connects directory or need help searching for childcare, please contact the Family Information Service.

Telephone: 0300 111 8007 (option 1)*

An advisor is available to answer your call from 8am to 8pm Monday to Thursday, 8am to 6pm Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday.

Email: fis@staffordshire.gov.uk

Please see or like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/StaffordshireFIS

Address:

Early Education & Childcare Team
Staffordshire County Council
Wedgwood Building
Tipping Street
Stafford
ST16 2DH

Main contact: Gary Alcock, Early Education & Childcare Officer.

*Calls to this number are charged at standard network rates and may be deducted from any inclusive minutes, contact your network provider for more information. Calls may be monitored or recorded.

How do I contact the Care Marketing Development Team?

The Care Marketing Development Team is committed to supporting the social care sector in Staffordshire to recruit, retain and develop high quality, highly skilled staff, who in turn deliver high quality services.
We do this by:

  • Linking those seeking employment in the sector with employers seeking staff, at no cost to employers or employees.
     
  • Delivering a wide range of sector-specific training and events to staff at all levels, including Care Workers, Team Leaders, Supervisors, Registered Nurses and Registered Managers.
     
  • Providing a wide range of information, guidance and resources to support high quality workforce and service development.

For more information about our full range of services, call us for free on 0800 328 4122.

How do I contact the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer team?

If you have any queries, suggestions or feedback about the Special Educational Needs and Disability Local Offer please

email:  LocalOffer@staffordshire.gov.uk

If you have a query about the support you receive, or your child receives, please email the Contact Centre who will be able to put you in touch with the most appropriate person for your particular enquiry. 

email: GeneralEnquiries@staffordshire.gov.uk 

 

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