Help With Childcare
Help with childcare costs and other benefits.
Benefits Enquiry Line
Helpline: 0800 88 22 00
Provides information on benefits for disabled people and their carers.
Contact a Family
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
Provides information, advice and support to families of disabled children.
Disabled Information and Advice Line (DIAL UK)
Tel: 0808 800 3333
National network of advice agencies for people with disabilities.
Disability Rights UK
Provides information and advice about benefits and other financial entitlements to people with disabilities, their carers and families.
Family Fund Trust
Tel: 08449 744 099
Provides grants to families with severely disabled or seriously ill children.
Family Information Service
(For contact details of your local Family Information Service.)
Provides information about local childcare.
HM Revenue & Customs
Tax Credits Helpline: 0345 300 3900
Provide information and advice on tax benefits for parents.
Website: Information can be found on www.direct.gov.uk
Provides information about a range of benefits and government schemes including Work Focused Support.
Learner Support Helpline
Helpline: 0800 121 8989
Can provide information and advice about Care to Learn and the Adult Learning Grant.
Low Incomes Tax Reform Group
Information about tax, including tax credits for low income workers. Includes a guide to tax credit overpayments for parents.
National Childminding Association
Provides general information about childminding, including information about contracts and other issues relating to using childminders.
National Day Nurseries Association
Tel: 01484 407070
Provides information about day nurseries and can respond to parents queries about issues they may have with nurseries.
NHS Student Grants
Tel: 0845 358 6655
Provide information for the Student Grants Unit who administer the NHS Bursary Scheme.
Pre-school Learning Alliance
Tel: 020 7697 2500
Provides information about pre-schools.
Student Finance England
Tel: 0845 300 5090
Provides services and information for those in England who are interested in financial support for students in Higher Education.
Helps people to access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other financial help.
Waving not drowning network
Helpline: 020 7253 7243 (Wed, Thu, Fri)
A network of parents of children with disabilities who work or want to work, run by Working Families.