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Nottingham City Council Residents


  • For any general enquiries you can contact the Nottingham City Council Hub - 0115 9155555
  • If you are concerned about your current arrangements – either keeping your child at home or their continued attendance at school you can contact the Access – 0115 876 4700 between 9.00 and 16.00 and support will be offered to you
  • Children and Families Direct – for self-referrals - 0115 8764800
  • For Occupational Therapy Service enquiries - 0115 8836340


Nottingham County Council Residents



Disabled Children's Partnership (DCP) - A wealth of resources for families, covering a range of information, activities and condition specific advice. Read here.


Contact - Coronavirus: Information for families with disabled children.

A list of information for families with disabled children. Information includes: children with health needs; coping at home; coronavirus, welfare benefits and money. Read here.


Family Fund - A collection of links from organisations that provide services, advice and other help to families raising disabled or seriously ill children. Read here.


Challenging Behaviour Foundation - Specific resources for the families of children, young people and adults with severe learning disabilities who display behaviours that challenge. Read here.


Council for Disabled Children - Guidance and Advice on Coronavirus: Learning Disability and Autism Focus.

This document brings together different advice from GOV.UK and the NHS. This document focuses on supporting children and young people with autism and a learning disability. Read here.


Ask Lion: Autism Team (Inclusive Education Service)


Nottingham City Autism Team Twitter: https://twitter.com/city_autism


Nottingham CityCare Text Health Service

Need advice about your child’s health and wellbeing in these unsettling times, Nottingham CityCare’s Text Health service is available for parents/carers of 0-19 year olds to text a school nurse or health visitor. Just text us on 07480 635002 and we’ll reply back. T&Cs: bit.ly/ChatHealthPrivacy


Aged 11-19? Our school nurses are still here to help with all kinds of things in these unsettling times. Just text Nottingham CityCare’s TextHealth service on 07480 635024 and we’ll reply back. T&Cs: bit.ly/ChatHealthPrivacy