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Important information for parents during COVID-19 lockdown

Parents please read !!

Childcare from 20th July

Due to the relaxing of restrictions by government, childcare settings can welcome back more children from 20th July, this also includes holiday playschemes and out of school clubs also being allowed to re-open whether on a school site or not.

If you are a critical worker and need urgent childcare please contact our team at: eeac@staffordshire.gov.uk

Advice and Guidance:

  • More information on schools and childcare settings re-opening from 20th July can be found on the government website
  • If you are looking for advice, guidance or help, related to Covid19 in Staffordshire please visit Staffordshire County Council's main website
  • Some childcare settings on this website may not re-open from 20th July

Information and support for 5-10 years

These pages have information advice and guidance to help support children, and their families from 5-10 years with special educational needs.

Where can I get information or advice about special educational needs processes or independent support?

See the SENDIASS - Staffordshire Family Partnership website to find out more about the support available.

Where can I find information on support groups?

Search our support for families directory below for local support groups, support for carers, siblings, charities and organisations who have registered with us. If you know of a group that is not registered, please let us know by clicking on ‘suggest a service’ at the top of the page.

What is advocacy?

Advocates help you to say what you are feeling and to be involved in discussions and decisions.

You can find organisations offering advocacy support by selecting the advocacy support button below.

How can I have a say in shaping services within Staffordshire?

Are there any training or information events?

Why not look on our calendar to see what is available?

Any organisations or groups that contact us with training or event information will be put here. Have a look through and if there is anything you are interested in please contact the organiser directly.

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