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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.

Assistive technology for children with vision impairment

Education Catch-up Campaign

Emergency Equipment Loans

LBB Covid Guidance for Families & Appendix

Bromley Holiday Activities & Food Programme

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....

LBB Useful links and resources

Bromley Healthcare Nursing Team  0300 330 5777 for medical queries/pad enquiries
Bromley Healthcare Physiotherapy Team 0300 330 5777 

Coronavirus Advice for Parents

E-Safety Advice and Resources

www.childline.org.uk Childline (Tel 0800 1111)

Bromley Social Care and Support for Children and  Families

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000 help@nspcc.org.uk

London Borough of Bromley Food Bank

www.changing-places.org/find_a_toilet.aspx Location of Changing Place toilets in the UK

Sunflower Lanyard Scheme

Bromley Well Young Carers

http://www.mencap.org.uk/ Mencap

Administering Medication to Pupils on SEN Transport

Freedom Passes for People with Disabilities 

Travelling Through Gatwick Airport - Autism Friendly Visual Guide

Advice for Passengers Who May Require a Helping Hand Through Gatwick Airport 

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.scope.org.uk/ Scope

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