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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What can I do if I suspect a child or young person is being abused?

As a concerned member of the public, if you suspect or believe a child is suffering or is likely to suffer Significant Harm, including any form of mistreatment or abuse, you should report your concerns. Any referral will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Childcare, family hubs & early years education

Find information on childcare, childminders, pre-school education, and family hubs.

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Supporting families

Northumberland supporting families partnership aims to help families who face multiple and complex needs through existing services and intensive family support.

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Getting support

Families can approach us directly to ask for support. If it is an emergency please contact us at the numbers below.

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Families Information Service Northumberland

The families’ information service is a free, impartial service providing detailed general information on a wide range of services for children and young people in Northumberland and their families. We also provide detailed advice on childcare and early year’s education provision.

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Children's services complaints & compliments

Here you will find advice about how to make a complaint or compliment about Northumberland children’s services and where to get support.

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Healthy Parental Relationships

This webpage is for parent, co- parents and young people who might be experiencing distress in their relationship and want to reduce arguments in the household for the sake of their child’s wellbeing.

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Northumberland Holiday Provision

Northumberland Holiday Provision

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