Information for young mums and dads to help you with employment or education whilst caring for your child.

The Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study, you must be aged under 20 at the start of your course.

The scheme is available for publicly-funded courses in England. This includes courses in:

  • schools
  • sixth-forms in schools
  • sixth-form colleges

Care to Learn: Overview – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Government help with childcare costs for parents. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.

Childcare Choices | 30 Hours Free Childcare, Tax-Free Childcare and More | Help with Costs | GOV.UK

Children’s Centres and their services in the community are places where parents with children aged 0-5 years can share the challenges and joys of parenthood. They offer a range of activities and support services to help you with all aspects of parenting to make sure your child gets the best start in life.

Children’s centres in Wiltshire – Wiltshire Council

Parenting courses can provide support and guidance to parents and carers if you’re struggling with the behaviour of a child, would like support to address issues around parenting teenagers or are simply seeking some hints and tips on parenting in the company of other parents and carers.

Parenting courses – Wiltshire Council

Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support.

To help families with children under five with emotional and practical support.

Home-Start Kennet | Because childhood can’t wait (homestartkennet.co.uk)

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