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Childcare Choices

You can now find a straightforward explanation of all government childcare support on the new Childcare Choices website. Childcare Choices brings all the government childcare offers together for the first time, providing a simple way of seeing which schemes are available, with easy next steps…

Childcare Services : Childcare Sufficiency Assessment

Since April 1, 2008, local authorities have had a duty to secure sufficient childcare to enable parents to work, or undertake education and training leading to work. To fulfil this duty, Wolverhampton City Council must ensure that the childcare available meets the needs of parents,…

Childminders

Childminders are registered and inspected by Ofsted. They care for children from birth upwards in their own home. Childminders will have completed a six month part-time training course before starting work. They may offer flexible opening hours including weekends and evenings. Meals are often provided…

CQC/Ofsted SEND Inspection Outcome

The Care Quality Commission and Ofsted have published the outcome of a recent inspection of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Wolverhampton. It highlights both areas of good practice and those which require further development and a…

Day Nurseries

Day nurseries are registered and inspected by Ofsted. They offer care and early education for children aged 0 – 5 years. Day nurseries are staff by qualified, DBS cleared practitioners. Children are usually cared for in age appropriate groups. Day Nurseries have opening hours between 7.30am…

Disabled Person’s Free Travel Pass

The English National Concessionary Pass (Disabled Person’s Free Travel Pass) gives disabled people free travel by bus anywhere in England during 'off-peak' times - between 9.30am and 11.00pm Monday to Friday. All day at weekends and on public holidays.  Additional Benefits for West Midlands Residents Residents of the…

Drink Less

It may seem like you don't drink much, but a drink or two most evenings can do harm to your body. From making you gain weight to increasing your risk of cancer, alcohol can have serious effects on your body. The more you drink, and…

Drug & Alcohol Support

There are a large range of both legal and illegal substances that can cause you harm in one way or another. Some are physically addictive, some are psychologically addictive, but all are dangerous. 'Substance misuse' includes the use of illegal drugs but also the misuse…

Drug and Alcohol Issues

If you are looking for support for yourself or a family member struggling with drugs, alcohol smoking or other addictions, the providers featured on this page under related services will be able to help you.
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