They run events and activities all over Hertfordshire, not just at specific centres.How ever, they do have 11 main centres or "hubs". Click HERE to locate your local family centre.
Autism Resource Leaflet
The Autsim local services leaflet is designed to highlight local services and national services where appropriate which can be accessed by families and professionals in Dacorum. We will update this termly and welcome any additions you may wish to suggest. It is meant to be an easy access document covering all the key areas families may need support with when they have a child with autism. Please feel free to circulate to relevant support staff and parents. The link to the leaflet on the DSPL website is http://www.dacorumdspl.org.uk/autistic-spectrum-disorders/
Place2Be - Getting Ready to Start Secondary School
Starting secondary school is an important step which can be both exciting and a little bit scary for you and your child.
As parents and carers, preparing for this change can feel difficult, but there are many ways in which we can help our children – and ourselves – feel ready.
Click HERE for helpful information and practical tips.
For information about Children's Health click HERE. Health for Kids offers a fun, engaging and interactive way for children to learn about health. Find games, articles and lots more.
Click HERE for SPACE - Supporting Families in Hertfordshire - Autism . ADHD . Related Conditions. - The Hemel Hempstead Group - Dates For Your Diary 2019 - SPACE meet on the First Thursday of the month (term time only) in the morning between 10.00 am and 12.00 pm. At Buglass Room, The Village Hall, Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 8QG - no need to book, just pop along, it is free to attend.
Jessie and Friends
Click HERE for "Jessie and Friends" new online safety education resource for 4-7 year olds.
Secret Slang Terms
Click HERE for police list of secret slang terms and acronyms used by teenagers on the internet to help parents spot the tell-tale signs of online grooming and abuse.
Click HERE for The House Party Parents Guide
Click HERE for a guide for parents | Net Aware
What is Delivering Special Provision Locally* (DSPL)?
DSPL is a Hertfordshire-wide partnership approach where parents, carers, staff in early years settings and schools, further education colleges, local authority officers and representatives from other agencies, work together as part of an Area Group, to ensure that there is a range of provision and support services available in their local community.
Online newsletter from Hertfordshire Additional Needs Database
Find your local family centre in Hertfordshire.
Tackle Child Abuse – An England wide campaign to help you recognise the signs of child abuse and neglect. Supporting you to report your concerns.
PURPOSE BUILT NURSERY... Jack in the Box at Yewtree based in Highfield is situated within the grounds of Yewtree Primary School.
At Jack in the Box their aim is provide a happy and safe environment where all children can develop to their full potential. They believe that early childhood is the foundation for a child’s journey through life. Each stage of development and learning should be valued and respected in its own right.
Jack in the Box welcome all children aged 2 years to 5 years and endeavour to meet their individual needs and have an intake as follows:
- 2 year old funding for entitled parents.
- 3 and 4 year old government funding.
- Fee paying customers
For more details please contact Jenny on 01442 252846.
Click on the Herts Police link above to take you to the Hertfordshire Constabulary website where you will find out lots of useful information including contact details and telephone numbers.
The NCA's CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. We protect children from harm online and offline, directly through NCA led operations and in partnership with local and international agencies.
A service that works to support people with Autism, ADHD and related condtions. They offer training and consultancy, Specialist Family Support & Coaching as well as support groups and a helpline.
A national support charity providing help and support in all aspects of Family Lives. Apart from lots of helpful information they also offer a helpline and email support.
The Muddy Herts Half Term Survival Guide is a great source of information for parents on what to do and where to go in Herts. It’s jam-packed with things that crafty kids will love, outdoor fun – as well as all sorts of choices for the theatre and cinema when we encounter those inevitable belated spring showers! Muddy Stilettos Herts is a lifestyle blog with readers across the county.
An organisation who provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents. They offer a Freephone helpline.
The NSPCC work directly with children and families across the country. Services like DART (Domestic Abuse, Recovering Together) help get lives back on track. And our helpline is there 24/7 for anyone worried about a child.
Need to talk?
Contact ChildLine anytime - calls are free and confidential.
Free and impartial money advice set up by the Government . They offer advice and guides to help improve finances.