Coronavirus (COVID-19): Latest information and advice about the Coronavirus in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, including updates on services.

Children and families

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we we have cancelled all children’s centre groups and programmes

See further information about changes to services

Helping you find childcare, services and activities for you and your family.

Information, help and advice that we can offer about how we can support you as a parent

Information about fostering in Poole and support for children who are living in foster care.

Information about our children's centres and what you can do there.

Information for children and young people who need extra support.

You could be entitled to help to pay for childcare through early education funding, 30 hours childcare for working parents, tax free childcare or tax credits.

Find out about support with parenting, care services, social services and how to get help and advice.

How to adopt in Poole and support for children who are adopted

Find out about our out of hours helpdesk, who can help with children's social care emergencies outside of normal business hours.

What a virtual school is, who we work with and how we do it.


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Page last updated: 26 March 2020
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