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  1. Childcare

    Choosing Childcare for children with special education needs and disabilities Choosing the right childcare service is important for you and your child. You need to be confident that your child is safe, secure and happy. Sometimes it can feel daunting trying to find a suitable…
  2. Childcare and Children's Centres

    Choosing Childcare Find details of local Childcare Providers in Manchester, including registered childminders who offer care in their own home, private day nurseries, adult and toddler groups, playgroups and out of school provision.  Continue reading for more information and details of choosing childcare for disabled children...
  3. Children and Families

    Find information on national and local organisations, services and activities for families, children and young people and the practitioners supporting them.  This includes details of childcare providers (Childminders, Day Nurseries, Playgroups, etc) in Manchester.
  4. 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.
  5. Children's Education Advisory Service

    The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children. CEAS are part of the MOD’s Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) and are a small dedicated team, who are experienced in advising service parents on a wide range of…
  6. Children’s Short Break Services

    Every local authority in England and Wales has a legal duty to provide breaks for carers of disabled children.  In Manchester we offer a range of short breaks including: Sports, Arts, Youth Clubs, Play schemes, Befriending/sitting services Please see the information on our website, and…
  7. Choosing Childcare

    Choosing Childcare Find details of local Childcare Providers in Manchester, including registered childminders who offer care in their own home, private day nurseries, adult and toddler groups, playgroups and out of school provision.  You can search for eligble providers of Early Education Funding for 2, 3 or…
  8. Connect with Other Carers

    When you’re caring, it is good to talk to people who do what you do. Carer volunteers and support groups can put you in touch with people who understand what you’re going through. Please see the Carers UK website for further information on Connecting With Other…
  9. Could you do with extra support?

    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 The Early Help service work closely…
  10. Council Tax Reduction

    If you are liable for council tax, you can apply for Council Tax Reduction if you are on a low income. To apply for Council Tax Reduction you would need to contact your local council benefits department. Please see the Manchester City Council and Carers UK…
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