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Information, advice and guidance for families

You can find a whole range of information and support available for you and your family.

If you're looking for information and support for a child or young person with special educational needs or disabilities please look at our Local Offer pages

Our Family Handbook aims to provide you with information about Families First services available locally. It's also a working tool for you, your family and your key worker to review together.

Abuse and violence advice

Children's social care factsheets

Family support

There's a free, confidential, impartial mediation service that works with families who are having arguments. Mediators offer fair and unbiased support to help families recognise for themselves what issues need to be resolved.

You can watch a video about why it's important to get help for your family early

Health and wellbeing advice

Money advice

Virtual School

The Hertfordshire Virtual School brings together information for children and young people who are looked after by Hertfordshire as if they attended a single school.

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