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  1. Adult and Toddlers

    Adult and toddler groups are for children under 3 and their parents or carers.  They can be a great way of meeting other parents and give young children the chance to play.  View all services in this category Most children's centres offer adult and toddler…
  2. The Care and Support Jargon Buster

    The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean. The definitions were developed and tested by a steering group that included people who use services, carers, representatives from local…
  3. Advice about choosing childcare

    The first thing you will need to do when arranging childcare is find out exactly what is available in your area. Once you have found local providers, you will need to do a bit of research to see which will suit your child best.  See…
  4. The Local Offer Review Board

    From 1 September 2014, the Local Offer Review Board replaced the Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) Board.  The Board members are from health, education, schools and social care as well as representatives from parent groups in Manchester. The purpose of the board is to ensure…
  5. A quick guide to the Early Help Assessment

    Please use this link to view our Accessibility Statement If you require any of our current Early Help products (September 2021 onwards) as produced from this time onwards, in a more accessible format, then please do email us: jeff.burns@manchester.gov.uk or Anthony.gilfillan@manchester.gov.uk From the 28th September, 2015 the…
  6. Social Care and Short Breaks (previous)

    Manchester City Council provides a range of Short Break services for disabled children and young people with Special Educational Needs, rare disorders and chronic medical conditions age 0 – 17 years inclusive. What is a short break?A short break can range from an activity which lasts an…
  7. Children's Centres and What's On

    Here you will find details of activities and services offered at your local Children’s Centre.  This includes the latest ‘What’s On’ guides which tell you what is currently running. If you are looking for a nursery or playgroup, view the childcare section of the directory.
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