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Wraparound childcare in schools
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Free training and resources
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The benefits of inclusive childcare
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Tips and templates
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Adoption support service

Wraparound childcare: 2013-15

Browse our Dismantle the Barriers guide and case studies, which support schools to develop wraparound childcare (particularly for 8-14 year olds).

The Family and Childcare Trust has evaluated Family Action's Childcare in Schools project (2013-2015). Find the report here.

Download some business planning templates used during the project.

Training and events

Find out about our forthcoming EMASS conference (6 March 2018, Lincoln). Browse Family Action's volunteering opportunities or book a workshop:

  • Mental Health First Aid Youth: 18-19 March 2018
  • Intermediary Services for Descendants and Other Relatives with a Prescribed Relationship to an Adopted Adult: 27 March 2018
  • Providing Birth Record Counselling and Access to Adoption Records for People Adopted Before 30 December 2005: 18 April 2018

Inclusion: 2015-16

Family Action was funded by the Department for Education in 2015-16 to support early years settings to develop inclusive school-based childcare provision for 0-5s with special educational needs and disabilities.

Adoption support: 2016-18

Working in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council and the East Midlands Regional Adoption Agency, our DfE-funded East Midlands Adoption Support Service (EMASS) aims to improve outcomes for adopted children and their families. 

Find out about Family Action: visit our website and Facebook page.