National Services

Details believed to be correct at time of publishing and for information only.

National Information and Advice

ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
08457 47 47 47
www.acas.org.uk

Asthma UK Adviceline
08457 01 02 03
www.asthma.org.uk

Care to Learn
Help with childcare for students under 19 years of age
0845 600 2809
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/14To19/MoneyToLearn/Car...

Child Accident Prevention trust
020 7608 3828
www.capt.org.uk

ChildLine
Children can write or phone free of charge if they have a problem of any kind.
0800 1111
www.childline.org.uk

Child Benefit Enquiry Line
0845 302 1444
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/childbenefit/

Childcare Career Information
0800 996600
www.childcarecareers.gov.uk

Childcare Link
For the phone number of your local Children’s Information Service
0800 096 02 96
www.childcarelink.gov.uk

Child Support Agency
0845 713 3133
www.csa.gov.uk

4Children
020 7512 2100
www.4children.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Child death helpline
A help line for those affected by the death of a child
0800 282 986
www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

Cry-sis
Provides emotional support and advice to parents dealing
with excessive crying, demanding behaviour or sleep problems.
08451 228 669
www.cry-sis.org.uk

Disability Benefits Helpline
08457 123 456

Early Support Programme
Support for disabled children and their families, particularly with children under
three years of age.
www.direct.gov.uk/en/CaringForSomeone/CaringForADisabledChild/DG_10027494

Early Years Equality
Support for parents from ethnic minority groups
0114 270 0214
www.earlyyearsequality.co.uk

Equality and Human Rights Commission
0845 604 6610
www.equalityhumanrights.com

Every Child Matters
www.everychildmatters.gov.uk

ERIC Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence
0845 370 8008
Advice, support and resources to help children and young people who bed wet or who wet or soil during the day.
www.eric.org.uk

Fathers Direct
National Information Centre on Fatherhood
www.fathersdirect.com

Get Connected
Confidential help for young people
0808 808 4994
www.getconnected.org.uk

Gingerbread
Freephone advice for single parents
0808 802 0925
www.gingerbread.org.uk

HomeDad
Support for fathers who are staying at home to raise their children
www.homedad.org.uk

Home Start
Friendship and support, often by a volunteer scheme, for parents of young children
0800 068 6368
www.home-start.org.uk

HM Revenue and Customs Tax Credit Helpline
Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit Advice
0845 300 3900
www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits

Kidscape
Provides information for parents on bullying and keeping children safe.
08451 205 204
www.kidscape.org.uk

LearnDirect
www.learndirect.co.uk

National Childbirth Trust
Advice and support for pregnancy, birth and infant parenting.
0300 330 0700
www.nct.org.uk

National Childminding Association
0845 880 0044
www.ncma.org.uk

National Day Nurseries Association
www.ndna.org.uk

New Deal for Lone Parents Helpline
0800 868 868

NHS Direct
0845 4647
www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

NSPCC National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
0800 800 5000
www.nspcc.org.uk

OFSTED Office for Standards in Education
www.ofsted.gov.uk

Onespace
Support for single parents delivered by Single Parent Action Network
www.onespace.org.uk

Parentline Plus
24 hour freephone helpline, offering support for anyone caring for a child.
0808 800 2222
www.familylives.org.uk

Pre-school Learning Alliance
Information on pre-school provision
www.pre-school.org.uk

Relate
A confidential counselling service for relationship problems of any kind.
0300 100 1234
www.relate.org.uk

RSPCA Animal Welfare
0300 1234 999
www.rspca.org.uk

SANDS Stillborn and Neonatal Death Charity
For anyone affected by the stillbirth or death of a baby in the early weeks of life.
0207 436 5881
www.uk-sands.org

Sure Start
Gives details of local sure start settings and information relevant to children and families
www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Preschooldevelopmentandlearning/NurseriesPl...

The Site
Support and Guidance for young people
thesite.org.uk

Working Families
Advice and support for parents and carers advice on employment rights
0800 013 0313
www.workingfamilies.org.uk

Young Minds
Promotes the mental health of children and young people.
0808 802 5544
www.youngminds.org.uk

Utilities

Leakline – 0800 330033
Transco Gas – 0800 111 999
United Utilities Water – 0845 746 2200
United Utilities Electricity – 0800 195 414

Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria, CA17 4HA

T: (+44) 17683 71693
F: (+44) 17683 72387

Headteacher
Mrs Ruth Houston
MA NPQH

 

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