Starting from April 2024, existing childcare support will be expanded in phases.
You may be eligible for help with your childcare costs if you: - are full-time HE student - have children under 15, or under 17 if they have
Provides assessment, treatment and support for young people with eating disorders and their families.
National Information, Advice & Support Services for under 25's
Cerebra is a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and direct, on-going support.
The Better Together Hardship Fund launched in 2021 to support residents in need with food and essentials, heating, debt advice, housing advice and support.
Comics Youth CIC is the first organisation of its kind in the UK to provide holistic comics-based literacy and wellbeing projects for disadvantaged children and young people aged 6-25 and is based in the Liverpool City Region. The organisation is unique as it is run by young people under 30 with the same distance travelled and lived experiences as our targeted including histories of mental ill-health, abuse, chronic illness, complex trauma and disabilities.
The Care Agency introduces live in carers to those who otherwise would perhaps have had to move into a nursing or residential home. The Care Agency operates a nationwide service, providing carers throughout the United Kingdom and even abroad. N.B. This service is not endorsed or recommended by it is only listed to help you find it.
Childcare guides: local childcare and steps for choosing; help with costs; guide to childcare for children with .
The Changing Places Consortium launched its campaign in 2006 on behalf of the over 1/4 of a million people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. To use the toilet in safety and comfort, many people need to be able to access a Changing Places, which have more space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable changing bench and a hoist.
The Children's Trust offers a range of residential and community based rehabilitation services for children and young people with acquired brain injury (ABI).
Contact a Family is the only national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. We provide information, advice and support. We bring families together so they can support each other. We campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.
Link to posters etc. for use on social media to promote 30 hours and Tax Free childcare
Cardinal Heenan operates from a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre which we share with our neighbours, Broughton Hall High School. Entry to our Sixth Form is open to students who have a genuine wish to continue their education beyond the age of 16. They are expected to fulfil the relevant course entry requirements and must sign a contract prior to admission. Their Page can be viewed via this link - https://www.cardinal-heenan.org.uk/page/?title=Special+Educational+Needs+and+Disabilities+%28SEND%29&pid=28
CAP is an award winning charity that offers free, face-to-face debt counselling to all. Our trained debt coaches covering Bootle, Crosby, Maghull, Aintree, Kirkby and surrounding areas, support clients from the moment they book in until the moment they go debt free.
provide advice on all aspects of family law and on some education issues such as exclusions
working with families where there is a disability or impairment affecting a child
Ensuring that every student reaches their full potential is at the heart of everything we do at Cronton Sixth Form. Our results and high grades are testament to the outstanding work of our students and staff. Link to their Local Offer - http://www.cronton.ac.uk/send-local-offer/
We are the charity for people with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges.
ChildLine is a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of nineteen. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything - no problem is too big or too small. Call free on 0800 1111, have a 1-2-1 chat online or send an email.

We provide a range of activities to encourage the personal development of our youth members, ranging from craft activities to camping, archery to abseiling, team games and much more.

Information about colleges and further education
The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is a charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other similarly bereaved family members who have suffered the death of a child or children of any age and from any cause.
We work with children and young people who have disabilities and complex health needs.
If you are worried a child may be suffering or have suffered significant harm, please read.
Is a specialist service providing support and therapeutic intervention to children, young people and their families
Links to the Corporate plan and newsletters
The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is the hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK. We underpin our members’ work with essential support and representation: bringing them together across localities, disciplines and sectors to improve bereavement care for children.
CyberSense has been designed to raise awareness of cyber-bullying. It provides children with the skills to recognise, respond to and report cyber-bullying, whilst promoting safe use of social media and the internet.
Telephone: 0151 424 3881 Cronton, WA8 5DF
Vocational Studies is a two year, five day a week course that will develop your independence and employability skills. It could lead to further study at , traineeships and apprenticeships or employment. On completion you will have a BTEC Level One Diploma in Vocational Studies.
An independent special day school in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, for children between 11 and 18 exhibiting behavioural, emotional and social difficulties, alongside a range of other associated conditions which can hinder academic progress.
Telephone: 0151 424 3926 Cronton, WA8 5DW
Finding childcare, free help and assistance.
The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA). The Card enables a disabled cinema guest (aged 8 Years Plus) to receive a complimentary ticket for someone to go with them when they visit a participating cinema.
Information from Gov.UK about claiming child benefit.
Telephone: 0151 477 8450 Huyton, L36 7SY
Worried about crime/anti-social behaviour locally? Looking for support because you are a young ex-offender or have an addiction?
The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents. We exist because accidents are a leading cause of death and serious injury for children and young people. Many of these accidents can be prevented.
Welcome to Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

Southdene Community Centre is located just a 5 minute drive from Kirkby Town Centre.

From the 1st April 2014, Southdene Community Association (a group of local residents) took over the running of the centre as a charitable organzation.  

Government website about childcare costs. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you MAY be entitled to financial support.
is an independent, local registered charity and network partner of Carers Trust.
Part of Knowsley's Local Offer ( ) We are an integrated team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and integrated Therapy Assistants.
The Children's Community Nursing Service deliver the Healthy Child programme and support children and families to improve their health outcomes.
We are a national charity working for an inclusive society where everyone has the support they need to live a good life and make a valued contribution. In fact, we were the pioneers of self-directed support and for over a decade now, we've supported more than 400 organisations nationally to transform their services and deliver personalisation.
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

Enterprise Credit Union (ECU) is a financial co-operative that exists for the benefits of its members.  ECU is open to members who live and/or work in the Knowsley, Liverpool & St Helens areas of Merseyside.

So, you are thinking about becoming a Childminder. Here is the information you need before making an application and what to do next.
ConnectSafey.org is a leading online safety organization, dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security.
The NNPCF membership is made up of Parent Carer Forums of which there is one in almost every local authority area in England.
Carmel is a Catholic Sixth Form College welcoming students of all faiths and from all backgrounds.
Community Integrated Care is a national social care charity which provides care and support to thousands of people across England and Scotland..
CDC is the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England and contains useful resources
aims to make sure children have the best hearing levels possible.
Child maintenance is regular support from parents who live apart from their children. Over half a million children in the UK benefit from a family-based arrangement.
supports children up to the age of 18 who have learning disabilities, a physical or sensory impairment, chronic and life threatening or life limiting illness or multiple disabilities
Works alongside young people, their families and the police to find out what has caused them to run away and prevent them from running away again in the future.
Situated close to Cockerham near Lancaster for day pupils aged 10-17 years with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.
The City of Liverpool College has six main sites – five of which are in the heart of the City Centre, providing one of the best student experiences in further education. Equality & Diversity Policy - http://www.liv-coll.ac.uk/policy_documents/equality-diversity-policy/