Services in Home & Family (26)

  1. Support for parents-to-be

    Mums and dads-to-be across the South Tees are set to benefit from a new set of resources to help them from pregnancy into parenthood.  Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and Middlesbrough Council have joined forces with the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to launch…
  2. Sure Start Maternity Grant

    Sure Start Maternity Grant  If you’re on a low income and getting certain benefits or tax credits, you could get a Sure Start Maternity Grant (SSMG). This is a one-off payment to help towards the cost of having a baby. The grant is tax free…
  3. Top Tips for Positive Parenting

    Understanding our own feelings.Feelings are signposts. Children learn from what they see us do. If we can express our feelings appropriately, they will learn how to do this too. Understanding our children's feelings and behaviour. Feelings fuel behaviour. It takes years to learn to manage…
  4. Under 5's Activity Ideas

    Tees Valley Active have put together a range of leaflets to help you get your under 5's active.  ‘Let’s Get Moving’ have a whole host of ideas to get children moving and to support the development of fundamental movement skills. They are available to download…
  5. Vaccinations

    A checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the ages at which they should ideally be given. If you're not sure whether you or your child have had all your routine vaccinations, ask your GP or practice nurse to find…
  6. What are Children’s Centres?

    Children's Centres offer all families with children under five a range of services, information and support in their local community. Our Aim The main aim of Children’s Centres is to improve outcomes for all young children, so that they are happy, healthy and ready for…
  7. What is a Childminder?

    Childminding involves: Looking after one or more children under the age of 8 for more than a total of 2 hours a day on domestic premises (normally in the childminders own home) for reward. Registering and undergoing inspection by Ofsted - demonstrating the quality and…
  8. What is a Day Nursery?

    Day Nurseries provide: All day care for babies and children up to the age of 5.  Are generally open from 8.00am - 6.00pm but some run from 7.00am - 7.00pm or longer. Are usually open all year round, except for weekends and bank holidays. There…
  9. What is a Nanny?

    Nannies provide childcare in your own home and are a popular choice for many families. They can look after children of any age and should provide plenty of fun and learning opportunities in a safe environment. Nannies can often work flexible hours and can be…
  10. What is a Parent & Toddler Group?

    A Parent and Toddler Group is an informal setting where parents, carers, childminders and their children can go to have fun and meet new people. Parents and carers remain with, and are responsible for, their children throughout the session.  Children can be any age under…
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