Parents and Carers

Parents and Carers


Links to specific support

Somerset Safeguarding Children Partnership
You can find lots of useful information for parents and carers on this website.

Somerset Choices
Local care and services to help you choose the right care and support, including Somerset’s Local Offer.

Short Breaks
Information for children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities including links to activity Passes and calendar of holiday activities can be found here.

The Fostering Network
Fostering charity who are passionate about the difference foster care makes to children and young people.

Parenting Advice For Foster Carers & Adopters (PAFCA) 

A wealth of information, advice, articles and a therapy directory. Annual Subscription.

Covid 19 Information and support

A coronavirus guide for parents and carers in Somerset is available (Christmas 2020). The at-a-glance guide gives advice on a range of scenarios from what to do if a child has Covid-19 symptoms to travelling to a different tier area.

This link will take you to the Support Services for Education (SSE) website where you can view or download the handy quick guide 

For further information, visit

Submitted by Public Health, Somerset County Council.

A list of online learning ideas and websites can be found via a link at the bottom of our resources pages which you can access here