Children, young people & families

Here you will find information about council services catering for the needs of children, young people & families.

Services

Here you will find information about council services catering for the needs of children, young people & families.

Families

Families

A range of family support services is available from the council. Services include information about childcare through to support for children with additional needs.

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Northumberland Local Offer SEND 0 to 25 years

Northumberland Local Offer SEND 0 to 25 years

For supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged 0 - 25

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Children's additional needs & disability

Children's additional needs & disability

Follow the links to find information, guidance and resources for professionals and families about support we offer for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Young people

Young people

Here you will find information about services for young people provided by Northumberland County Council.

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Safeguarding children

Safeguarding children

We all have a statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

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Looked-after children

Looked-after children

A child or young person is ‘looked-after’ if they are in the care of the local authority. This can be either under a legal order or voluntary agreement with parents. Children may live with foster carers, in a residential home, with approved family and friends, foster carers or remain at home with parents under a care order, depending on their circumstances.

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Activities for young people

Activities for young people

What's happening in your youth centres. Find out what activities Northumberland Youth Service and its partners are running.

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Young Carers

Young Carers

Find out if you are a young carer and the rights you are entitled to.

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