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Money Management

What is the Money Management Protocol? The Money Management logo will show you which organisations have been awarded the quality mark to help you manage your direct payments. For more information can be found about Sheffield City Councils money management protocol on the council website…

Money Matters (Local Offer)

Help to make the most of your money. Take control of debt, plan your finances, cut costs. Find what local and national support is available.  Financial information and advice can help you plan for your child's care and support needs. Advice Sheffield provides free, independent and…

Multi-Agency Working - Practices Guidance

The guidance documents available here to download have been agreed by all partners in Sheffield through the Sheffield Safeguarding Children Board. The guidance helps us all to think about the child or young person and their individual needs. It helps us to think about how…

Mutism

Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder where a person is unable to speak in certain social situations, such as with classmates at school or to relatives they don't see very often. It usually starts during childhood and, left untreated, can persist into adulthood. A…

Nannies, Home Childcarers and Au Pairs

About Nannies A Nanny or Home Childcarer is employed by you to provide childcare, usually in your own home, for children from birth up to the age of 18 years. An advantage of using a Nanny is that they can provide flexible childcare in the…

New Parenting Discussion Groups – Support for all parents!

Is this you? Mostly you enjoy being a parent but sometimes wish you knew how to deal with specific problem behaviour. Bedtime problems? Family conflict? Teenage Meltdowns? Sometimes a few small changes can make a big difference. We are excited to inform you about new…

Nightstop South Yorkshire

Do you know a young person aged 16-25 in need of safe emergency accommodation?   Nightstop South Yorkshire is now ready to start taking referrals for young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The Nightstop concept is simple - it prevents homelessness through community…

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health condition in which a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. It affects men, women and children and can develop at any age. Some people develop the condition early, often around puberty, but it typically develops during…

Overweight children aged 2-5

More young children than ever are overweight, but there's plenty you can do to help your child achieve a healthy weight. Being overweight is bad for your pre-schooler's health now and in the future. Overweight children are much more likely to become overweight adults, putting them…

Panic disorder

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder where you regularly have sudden attacks of panic or fear. Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety and panic at certain times. It's a natural response to stressful or dangerous situations. However, for someone with panic disorder, feelings of anxiety, stress and panic occur…

Pensions and retirement

Find out your likely retirement income In a few easy steps, the Money Advice Service’s pension calculator can give you an estimate of the income you'll get when you retire. Pensions and Retirement free printed guides (Money Advice Service) Download these guides Alternatively order printed copies…

Personal Budgets

What is a Personal Budget?It is an amount of money identified by the local authority that enables parents or young people to have more choice and control over securing the provision specified in their EHC Plan. When can a Personal Budget be requested? A parent…

Personal Health Budgets

Children who meet the criteria for Continuing Care, following a health assessment undertaken by the Continuing Healthcare nurses at the Children’s Hospital, have had the right to have a Personal Health Budget, since October 2014. This enables parents and carers to have greater choice and…

Plan your 5 A DAY

The 5 A DAY meal planner can help you plan meals packed with fruit and vegetables, whether you're cooking for yourself or your family. It lets you choose your favourite recipes from the selection, and drag and drop them onto your personalised list.   The…

Problems getting pregnant

If you have fertility problems, you may be struggling with many difficult feelings. Complex and often painful emotions are common for people with fertility problems, those who can't have children and those having fertility treatment. "People can feel fear, anger and guilt," says Clare Brown, chief…

Professional Support

Sheffield’s Best Start Strategy We have a city-wide strategy for early years in Sheffield which has been developed in partnership by the City Council, the Clinical Commissioning Group, the voluntary sector and other partners. It sets out the following priorities which you as childcare providers…

Protect them from child abuse

The chances of your child being harmed by an adult are very small. But there are still steps you can take to protect them. People who abuse children can come from all walks of life, and all ages, classes and professions. They can also be…

The recipe for strong bones for life

Bone health is a bit like saving for your pension: hard to get excited about when you're young but the sooner you start, the better. Taking care of your bones is a lifelong investment that will pay dividends by helping you to stay fit and…

Recognised Providers (RPL)

The Recognised Provider List (RPL) is set up, monitored and updated by Sheffield City Council. If you are an adult in Sheffield who is looking for packages of care and support, you can choose from the list of providers who follow a clear quality framework.…

Recognising the signs of domestic violence

Anybody can experience domestic abuse. Find out how to recognise the signs.  If you're worried someone might see you have been on this page, find out how to cover your tracks online. Anybody can be affected by domestic abuse and anybody can be an abuser. "Domestic…

Referrals to Specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – Quick Guide

  Who is specialist CAMHS for?Children and young people aged up to their 18th birthday. Our referrers:GPs – Qualified Local Authority Social Workers – Educational Psychologists – Paediatricians – MAST via CAMHS Primary Mental Health Worker – Health Visitors & School Nurses (with GP agreement) Referral…

Register at your local family centre

Why register with Sheffield Family Centres? We know that the first few years of a child’s life are critical to their life long learning and development. Parenting can be the most rewarding yet challenging job. By registering your child’s details with the family centres you…

Registration and Ofsted Guide

Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills) are responsible for the inspection of a range of education and children’s services, and for the inspection and regulation of registered early years and childcare provision.

Residential and nursing care in Sheffield

If you’re finding it difficult to live independently at home you may be considering moving into a care home. But most of us would want to stay in our home for as long as possible. That’s easier to do if you feel safe, and have…

Resources for schools (Local Offer)

The Special Provision Capital Sheffield Plan The Special Provision Capital Sheffield Plan March 2018 (attached) describes the strategic intentions for the Council’s use of the special provision capital fund. In March 2017 the Department for Education announced that a special provision fund would be allocated…
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