Useful Contacts & Links
Child Trust Fund - advice and events specially designed for those who don’t know about their Child Trust Fund account, which is likely to be worth £1,000 or more. An individual Child Trust Fund account was opened for almost every child born in the UK between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011. At the age of 16, they are allowed to take control of their account, and at 18 to access their money.
Test & Trace Support Payment - You might be able to get a payment of £500 if you’ve been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, or you’re the parent or guardian of a child who has been told to self-isolate. Certain criteria apply.
Bromley Covid Winter Grant Scheme - EMAIL BCWG@bromley.gov.uk TO RECEIVE AN APPLICATION FORM
Family Fund - If you are raising a disabled or seriously ill child and specialist support or equipment is required, a grant may be available (based on eligibility criteria)
Place2Be supporting children who may be especially vulnerable during times of uncertainty
LBB Request for Practical Assistance -
Some of the assistance they can arrange through their volunteer network;
- Bin(s) to be left outside property for collection day
- Collect a parcel
- Dog to be walked
- Friendly regular phone call
- Medicine to be collected from Pharmacy
- Post a letter
- Shopping – food, household provisions etc....
Bromley Healthcare Nursing Team 0300 330 5777 for medical queries/pad enquiries
Bromley Healthcare Physiotherapy Team 0300 330 5777
www.childline.org.uk Childline (Tel 0800 1111)
www.changing-places.org/find_a_toilet.aspx Location of Changing Place toilets in the UK
The Maypole Project - Emotional Support & Information for families with children with complex needs
http://www.angelandfriends.org.uk/ Angel and Friends - a local community provide emotional support to families with individuals with special needs, learning disabilities and learning difficulties
familylives.org.uk Parentline Plus (Tel: 0808 800 2222)
www.workingfamilies.org.uk Working Families
http://www.nas.org.uk The National Autistic Society
www.bromleymencap.org Bromley Mencap
http://www.burgessautistictrust.org.uk/ Burgess Autistic Trust
www.bbadvocacy.org Bromley and Bexley Advocacy
www.bbadvocacy.org/pcp/index.php Person Centred Planning- Bexley & Bromley Advocacy
www.transitioninfonetwork.org.uk Transition Information Network
http://www.freedompass.org Freedom Pass is provided by your local borough councils to give older and disabled Londoners free travel on almost all public transport in London.
www.ruthmiskin.com/en/parents Read Write Inc information for families