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Help With Childcare

Help with childcare costs and other benefits.

Daycare Trust
Website: www.daycaretrust.org.uk
Provides information about childcare issues and funding for childcare.

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
Website: www.cafamily.org.uk
Provides information, advice and support to families of disabled children.

Disabled Information and Advice Line (DIAL UK)
Tel: 0808 800 3333
Website: www.helplines.org/helplines/dial-uk-dial-network-local-disability-information-and-advice
National network of advice agencies for people with disabilities.

Disability Rights UK
Website: www.disabilityrightsuk.org
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
Website: www.familyfund.org.uk
Provides grants to families with severely disabled or seriously ill children.

Family Information Service
Website: www.familyandchildcaretrust.org
(For contact details of your local Family Information Service.)
Provides information about local childcare.

HM Revenue & Customs
Tax Credits Helpline: 0345 300 3900
Website: www.hmrc.gov.uk/childcare
Provide information and advice on tax benefits for parents.

Jobcentre Plus
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
Website: www.litrg.org.uk
Information about tax, including tax credits for low income workers. Includes a guide to tax credit overpayments for parents.

National Childminding Association
Website: www.ncma.org.uk
Provides general information about childminding, including information about contracts and other issues relating to using childminders.

National Day Nurseries Association
Tel: 01484 407070
Website: www.ndna.org.uk
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
Website: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk
Provide information for the Student Grants Unit who administer the NHS Bursary Scheme.

Pre-school Learning Alliance
Tel: 020 7697 2500
Website: www.pre-school.org.uk
Provides information about pre-schools.

Student Finance England
Tel: 0845 300 5090
Website: www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
Provides services and information for those in England who are interested in financial support for students in Higher Education.

Website: www.turn2us.org.uk
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.

We would be delighted to show you around any of our Gateway Pre-School locations. Please call 02392 982 360 or email us at contact@gatewaypreschools.org to make an appointment.