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Useful Links

 

Help your child towards their first steps towards reading and writing:

www.nationalliteracytrust.org.uk

www.readingrockets.org

www.bbc.co.uk

https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/

 

Supporting numeracy:

www.bbc.co.uk

 

Safeguarding and Online Safety:

Childline: www.childline.org.uk

UK Safer Internet Centre’s ‘Report Harmful Content’: https://reportharmfulcontent.com

National Crime Agency Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (NCA-CEOP): www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre

Information on healthy lunchboxes for children:

www.bbc.co.uk/food

Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Abuse Services: domesticabuseservices.org
  • Victim Support: 0808 16 89 111 victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/supportline
  • Look Ahead Care & Support – Service provider West Kent (Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Malling): lookahead.org.uk/
  • Oasis Domestic Abuse service – Service provider, East Kent. (Thanet and Dover): oasisdaservice.org/home
  • Clarion Housing Association – Service provider for North and South Kent
    • North Kent: (Dartford & Gravesham, Swale and Maidstone) Clarion DA confidential Helpline: 07376 637069 (Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm)
    • South Kent: (Ashford, Folkestone & Hythe and Canterbury) Rising Sun Domestic Abuse service helpline: 01227 452852 (Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm)
  • National Women’s Aid Domestic Abuse 24hr helpline:0800 2000247

For local support and services:-

Edenbridge Children’s Centre

High Street

Edenbridge

TN8 5AB

Telephone: 03000 420995

E-mail: edenbridgechildrenscentre@kent.gov.uk

Website: Facebook: Sevenoaks & Swanley Children’s Centres

 

The Tuesday Group

A coffee morning for parents and carers of pre-school children in and around Chiddingstone and nearby villages.  Held fortnightly in St. Lukes’ Church Parish Room, Chiddingstone Causeway

 

For Support and Friendship for Families with children under 5.  Can offer home visits to give practical and emotional support.

Telephone:  01892 524916

contact: www.home-start.org.uk/home-start-south-west-kent

 

Edenbridge Health Visiting Team

Telephone:  01732 869825

 

Kent Children and Families Information Service

http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/childcare-and-pre-school/advice-about-childcare

Telephone:  03000 41 23 23

email: kentcfis@kent.gov.uk