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Useful Contact Details

Short Breaks Services: Useful Contact Details

Families Information Service

0800 023 2057

www.fis.bedford.gov.uk

The Family Information Service has an online directory which holds local and national information on childcare, youth clubs, sport and leisure activities, family support groups, and services for children with a disability.

If you do not have access to the internet then please call the Family Information Service on the number above who will be happy to help.

Children with Disabilities Register

0800 023 2057

The register is an electronic database of children and young people in Bedford Borough who have a disability.  Being part of the register means parents and carers are sent useful information on local services on a regular basis.

Disability Resource Centre

01582 470900

A comprehensive disability information service and equipment display area for all ages.

Children with Disabilities Team

01234 228709

The team provides a service for children with disabilities and their families and carers.

Early Years Support Service

01234 290770

Educational support and advice to children from 0 - 5 years with special educational needs.

Foundation Stage Advisory Teachers

01234 228721

Provide support to childcare and early years settings to enable them to include all children.

Parent Partnership Service

01234 316353

Confidential and impartial support for parents of children with special educational needs.

Sensory Impairment & Music Therapy

01234 300710

Support for children with a hearing impairment, visual impairment and or multi-disability.

Special Educational Needs Transport

01234 276116 / 228771

Provision of schools transport for special education needs students.

Autism Bedfordshire

01234 350704

Support & activity groups and information, advice and guidance for parents and professionals.

Bedford & District Cerebral Palsy Society

01234 351759

A wide range of support & activities for people with cerebral palsy & their families.

Face to Face - Carers in Bedfordshire

01234 214914

An emotional support service for parents of a child with disabilities.

National Childminding Association Community Childminding Scheme

01908 551620

A specialist service linking children with disabilities with Ofsted registered childminders.

Families United Network

01582 523691

Support group for children with disabilities, includes social activities and holiday club.

MENCAP

01582 560003

Family advisory service for parents and individuals with learning disabilities.

Contact a Family

0808 808 3555

A charity for families with disabled children, offering information, advice and guidance.

Short Breaks Network

Information about short breaks best practice and outcomes for children with disabilities and their families.

Together for Disabled Children

Provides information around the development and delivery of short breaks services.

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110302114019/togetherfdc.org/default.aspx

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Education and Learning

Raising the level of academic achievement is a top priority for the council. We will ensure the effective delivery of our services so we can improve the life chances for children and young people. Check out this section to find out about Learning centres, schools, special education needs and more.

 


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