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  1. Support Services

    Some children, young people and families may need support with specific difficulties or challenges. You can find information here about council support, local and national support groups in addition to online support. You may also want to get involved with the local Parent Carer Forum.…
  2. How is Childcare Regulated?

    The external link (below) provides information about how Ofsted regulate childcare providers. It sets out how you might like to use the information available to you when choosing childcare and what to do if you have a concern about your provider.
  3. Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2021

    This latest Childcare Sufficiency Assessment provides a current picture of the childcare market in Middlesbrough and will be used to ensure that sufficient childcare is available across the town, to meet the needs of parents. Download the latest assessment from the downloads below.
  4. Compliments, Comments, Complaints & Concerns

    Compliments, Comments, Complaints, and Concerns at Middlesbrough Council. We are working very hard to provide high quality services that meet your needs. We are very keen to hear about how well you think we are doing and how you think we could do things better.…
  5. Family Information Service, Middlesbrough Facebook Page

    Make sure you like and follow our Facebook page @middlesbroughfis To keep up to date with information on parenting, sleep, reading, activities and events for you and your child as well as lots of fun competitions.The family Information Service provides information, advice and guidance on childcare…
  6. OFSTED

    Who we are and what we do Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills. We report directly to Parliament and we are independent and impartial. We inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education…
  7. What is a Playgroup?

    Playgroup / Pre-schools offer: Play and education sessions for children from 2.5 years to 5 Run by qualified members of staff Children usually stay for sessions of 2-4 hours A range of toys and equipment are provided for the children Playgroups are registered and inspected…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
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