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Useful Links

 
Here are some links to Organisations you may find helpful.

CAPT Child Accident Prevention Trust
Tel: 020 7608 3828
 
 
Childcare Approval Scheme
Helpline:
0845 767 8111
 
 
Child Support Agency
Tel: 0845 713 3133
 
 
 
 
 
Early Years Equality
Offers support fot ethic minority parents.
Tel: 01274 431 0569
 
 
 
HomeDad
Supports fathers who are staying at home to raise thier children.
 
 
 
 
National Association of Toy & Leisure Libraries
Tel: 020 7255 4600
 
 
National Family & Parenting Institute (NFPI)
Tel: 020 7424 3460
 
 
 
 
One Parent Families
Tel: 0800 018 5026
 
 
 
Pre-School Learning Alliance
For info on pre-school provision
Tel: 020 7833 0991
 
 

Bookstart - A national
scheme offering free
books to children.
 
 
Child Benefit Enquiry Line
Tel: 0845 302 1444
 
 
 
ChildcareLink
Access your local Children's Information Service (CIS)
Tel: 0800 096 0296
 
 
Direct payments
Tel: 08701 555 455
For a copy of 'A Parent's Guide to Direct Payments'
 
 
 
 
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
For info on tax credit entitlements
Tax Credit Helpline: 0845 300 3900
 
 
Jobcentre Plus
 
 
 
 
 
National Childminding Association (NCMA)
Tel: 0800 169 4486
 
 
 
 
 
Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED)
Helpline 0845 640 4040
 
 
Parents Online
Learn about your child's early years education.
 
 
 
 
 
Working Families
Tel: 020 7253 7243

Care to Learn
Helpline :
0845 600 2809
 
 
Childcare Careers
Information and advice on careers in childcare
 
 
 
DirectGov
Information on parental employment rights and benefits
 
 
 
Equal Opportunities Commission
Advice on parental rights in the workplace
Tel: 0845 601 5901
 
 
Home Start
Offers friendship, support to parents with young children.
 
 
 
 
National Childbirth Trust
Enquiry Line: 0870 444 8707
 
 
 
NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)
Helpline: 0808 800 5000
 
 
ParentsCentre
Tel: 0808 800 2222
 
 
 
 
Sure Start
Tel: 0870 000 2288
 
 
 
 

Milton Keynes Childminding Association,
P O Box 5921,
Bletchley,
MK3 7WW