The Parent Hub

A single place for Suffolk parents or carers to find parenting advice and support to help their child's development.

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Books and resources for parents

Books and resource for parents; activities to complete together with your child, recommended library books and getting free books from Bookstart.

Finding and choosing childcare

Information on the types of childcare, finding a place for your child and what questions you should ask childcare providers.

Local support for parents and carers

Local services and advice in Suffolk covering childcare, schools, child mental health services and staying in learning until a child is 18 years old.

Children's health and Children's Centres

Information about our children's centres and our children's health services that include health visiting, school nursing and other specialist services.

What is the Local Offer?

The Local Offer details the services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

CIR information for parents and carers of children diagnosed with autism

Guidance and strategies from County Inclusive Resource (CIR) for parents of children diagnosed with autism that can be used in your home.

Parenting programmes

List of parenting support programmes for parents and carers in Suffolk and how to book onto a parenting programme.

National organisations providing support to parents and carers

List of websites and organisations offering support to parents and carers in healthy living, dealing with behaviour and protecting a child from abuse.

Suffolk Family Information Service

Offering free and impartial advice to parents about finding childcare, the free early education entitlement and other family services for 0-19 year olds.

Work experience and careers

How to start a career with Suffolk County Council through a choice of work experience, apprenticeships, internships and graduate opportunities for young people.

Schools

Find list of schools, school attendances, school meals, school transport, term dates and how to apply for a primary or secondary school place.