see our updates and advice, including new local restrictions
Children's centres, childcare providers and more.
If you suspect your child is having problems, get in touch with the school or seek help and advice.
Keeping children safe, help finding childcare and information about adoption and fostering.
If you want to provide a loving family home for a child or young person, fostering may be for you.
We need to know about all privately fostered children and young people to make sure they get the right care and support.
Interested in adopting a child but not sure where to start? Find out more and submit an enquiry.
We work with young people who have offended or are at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system.
Children must have a permit for part-time work or an entertainment performance licence if they appear in a production.