Children and families

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Featuring services for children/young people, parent/carers and their families.

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Find out if adoption is right for you - information about who can adopt, the process, how to apply and your common questions answered.

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Find out if fostering is right for you - information about who can foster, the process, payments and your common questions answered.

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The families' information service hub (FISH)

Information on what FISH can do for you, finding childcare, paying for childcare, children's centres, out of school activities and additional needs.

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Children's social care

Information about children in care, children leaving care, children's participation and rights and support for families.

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Child employment

Information on can your child undertake part-time work, restrictions on hours, working during school hours, types of work, licenses that you need and who is responsible for the child.

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Youth and family support

Information about youth support, youth offending, youth counselling, East Riding youth assembly and your nearest youth centre.

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Teenage pregnancy

The support and education that is available for teenage parents and information for parents of teenagers.

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Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding children's board

Information about the East Riding Safeguarding Children's Board (ERSCB) which brings together agencies who work to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in the East Riding.

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East Riding Children's Trust

A partnership of organisations responsible for the delivery of services to children, young people and families, from the development of an overall Children and Young People’s Plan to the day-to-day delivery of integrated services.

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