Children & Families

Factsheets on support and services

We want our information to be accessible, easy to use and up-to-date, so we have produced a series of factsheets on all areas of our work.

These factsheets contain basic information on how we can support you and the services we offer. They also include contact details so that you can find out more information if you need it.

Print off any factsheets that you need and feel free to distribute them. If information changes we will update the factsheets on this page, so check the date on the factsheets to make sure you have the most up-to-date version.

Our factsheets have been designed to print clearly on colour and black and white printers.

A list of current factsheets image - PDF icon (102KB - pdf help) is available for display in social care offices and will be updated regularly.

Adoption

Children in care

  1. Supervised contact for children in care December 2014 image - PDF icon (140KB - pdf help)
  2. Health assessments for children in care May 2013 image - PDF icon (144KB - pdf help)

Children with Additional Needs

  1. Information for families of children with additional needs - June 2013 image - PDF icon (79KB - pdf help)
  2. ADHD resources and support - June 2013 image - PDF icon (111KB - pdf help)
  3. ASD resources and support - June 2013 image - PDF icon (80KB - pdf help)
  4. Siblings of children with additional needs - June 2013 image - PDF icon (79KB - pdf help)
  5. Information for teenagers with additional needs - June 2013 image - PDF icon (83KB - pdf help)
  6. Services for children with additional needs - Sept 2013 image - PDF icon (82KB - pdf help)
  7. Joint Agency Record - June 2013 image - PDF icon (79KB - pdf help)
  8. Integrated Assessment - June 2013 image - PDF icon (83KB - pdf help)
  9. Learning to drive - June 2013 image - PDF icon (80KB - pdf help)
  10. Education for children with additional needs - June 2013 image - PDF icon (83KB - pdf help)
  11. Money, money, money - July 2013 image - PDF icon (80KB - pdf help)
  12. Applying to charitable trusts - July 2013 image - PDF icon (79KB - pdf help)
  13. Short Breaks Services - July 2013 image - PDF icon (82KB - pdf help)
    13a. Short Breaks - keeping children safe July - 2013 image - PDF icon (83KB - pdf help)
  14. Direct Payments - Aug 2011 image - PDF icon (80KB - pdf help)
  15. Transition - July 2013 image - PDF icon (83KB - pdf help)
  16. Education resources for teachers - July 2013 image - PDF icon (81KB - pdf help)
  17. Holidays - July 2013 image - PDF icon (86KB - pdf help)
  18. Transition Meetings - July 2013 image - PDF icon (88KB - pdf help)
  19. Parents with a disability - July 2013 image - PDF icon (82KB - pdf help)
  20. Rehabilitation Officers for Visually Impaired Children (ROVICs) - July 2013 image - PDF icon (63KB - pdf help)

DISC Devon's family information service

  1. Paying for childcare May 2014 image - PDF icon (122KB - pdf help)
  2. Tax credits March 2014 image - PDF icon (141KB - pdf help)
  3. Employer childcare vouchers March 2014 image - PDF icon (109KB - pdf help)
  4. Choosing childcare March 2014 image - PDF icon (125KB - pdf help)
  5. Using a home childcarer March 2014 image - PDF icon (69KB - pdf help)
  6. Childminding between friends March 2014 image - PDF icon (104KB - pdf help)
  7. Applying for Early Years Entitlement March 2014 image - PDF icon (108KB - pdf help)

Early Years and Childcare Service information for professionals

  1. Registering with OFSTED April 2010 image - PDF icon (118KB - pdf help)
  2. Becoming a home childcarer March 2014 image - PDF icon (119KB - pdf help)
  3. Helping children learn April 2010 image - PDF icon (111KB - pdf help)
  4. School Age Care Environment Rating scale April 2011 image - PDF icon (127KB - pdf help)

Family Support Service

  1. Family Support Service March 2010 image - PDF icon (132KB - pdf help)
  2. Eastern Activity Scheme March 2010 image - PDF icon (126KB - pdf help)
  3. Residential Short Breaks March 2010 image - PDF icon (133KB - pdf help)
  4. Family Integrated Support Service March 2010 image - PDF icon (129KB - pdf help)
  5. Complex Healthcare Service March 2010 image - PDF icon (126KB - pdf help)
  6. Enabling Scheme March 2010 image - PDF icon (131KB - pdf help)
  7. Multi-Sensory Impairment Service October 2011 image - PDF icon (118KB - pdf help)
  8. Palliative Care Service July 2011 image - PDF icon (126KB - pdf help)
  9. Southern Inclusion Services October 2011 image - PDF icon (126KB - pdf help)

Sensory

  1. Support for families of children with hearing loss January 2009 image - PDF icon (140KB - pdf help)