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  1. Changing Places - Accessible toilets in Middlesbrough

    Middlesbrough has a number of purpose-built Changing Places toilets for disabled people. Changing Places toilets are bigger than standard wheelchair accessible toilets, which don't provide changing benches or hoists, and are too small to accommodate a wheelchair user and more than one carer. Changing Places toilets are…
  2. Child Benefit

    Child Benefit is a tax-free payment that you can claim for your children. It is usually paid every four weeks but in some cases can be paid weekly.  The payment can be claimed by anyone who qualifies, whatever their income or savings.  Who can get…
  3. Childcare - Your Choices

    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…
  4. 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 on the right.
  5. Childminders

    Not all childminders are listed on this website, for a more personalised search of ALL registered Childminders in Middlesbrough contact the Family Information Service: Tel: 01642 354200 Email: childcare@middlesbrough.gov.uk
  6. Choosing a Childminder

    Introduction Many Childminders begin childminding when they are parents with young children of their own.  This means many of their skills as carers will come from their own experience as parents, as well as their training.  It is useful to spend some time talking to…
  7. Choosing a Day Nursery

    Introduction Choosing the right Day Nursery can be a difficult decision; most parents wonder what to look out for when they start looking.  Not every nursery will match your child’s personality, so be prepared to look around.  Visit several and ask questions about the childcare…
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