Oxford Road Community School

Support Available for Families

Childcare Support Website

 

Childcare can be expensive but there is help available for you towards the costs of childcare. Click on this website link https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk as it may provide you with some useful information and show the various support options that may be available to you. 

Support from the Health Visitor

Children from birth to the age of 5 are able to be supported by the Health visiting team. Your health vistor can provide you with practical support and health advice within your community with a focus on families.

Your health visitor is able to answer questions and give advice on all sorts of topics including breast-feeding, sleep, immunisation and teething.We work in various locations including your family home, children’s centres and GP surgeries.

Contact Name

Duty Health Visitor
Telephone
0118 9312111
E-mail
HVWBRDGDuty@berkshire.nhs.uk

Parenting Special Children

Parenting special children 's mission is to provide specialist parenting support to parents and carers of children and young people with Special Needs, so that they can create positive change in their lives. Their support is available for children and families both pre and post diagnosis.

Reading Family information Service

The Family Information Service is a statutory service providing free individually tailored, impartial information, advice and guidance on any family matter. The service is available to any family member taking care of children or young people aged 0-19 years of age inclusive (up to 25 years for children and young people with special needs) as well as professionals working with families in Reading.

FIS Family Information Service

The Family Information Service is a statutory service providing free individually tailored, impartial information, advice and guidance on any family matter. The service is available to any family member taking care of children or young people aged 0-19 years of age inclusive (up to 25 years for children and young people with special needs) as well as professionals working with families in Reading. The service is delivered by qualified staff in Information, Advice & Guidance

Speech and language drop in 0-5yrs

At Battle Library a Speech and Language Therapist is available to answer any questions/concerns you may have about your child's speech and language development from birth to 5 years. This is a free, drop in service with no need to book on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Telephone
0118 9375221
E-mail
Berkshire Healthcare NHS ~ CYPIT ~ Speech & Language Therapy

Where to go

Battle Library
420, Oxford Road
Reading
Postcode
RG30 1EE

Time / Date Details

Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the Month, 9.30am to 12.00pm