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FiND Helpline - 3rd to 7th November

Please note that from 3rd November to 7th November the FiND Helpline will operate the following reduced opening hours... Monday to Friday - 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 4.30pm

London Fire Brigade strike action

Strike action will be taking place from Friday 31 October, starting at 6pm  to Tuesday 4 November, finishing at 6pm. Please take a few moments to look at the guidance for Redbridge residents on when firefighters will or won't attend as well as the Fire Brigade's five point strike fire safety plan for residents. More info here... 

Staying safe around fireworks

Watching fireworks is great fun. But taking care is important especially as children are more likely to get hurt by fireworks than adults. There are simple things that can reduce the risk to your family. More info here...

Primary school applications for 2015

The London Borough of Redbridge is now accepting applications for primary school reception places for children born between 1st September 2010 and 31st August 2011. The deadline for online applications is Thursday 15 January 2015. More info...

Local SEND Offer | Redbridge

The Redbridge Local SEND Offer is now online! If you are a parent/carer of a child with a special educational need or disability (SEND) then please visit the Informed Families pages - which has details of all services and support available to children and young people with SEND. More info...

Free childcare places for 2, 3 and 4's!

In addition to free places for all 3 and 4 year olds, Redbridge Council is now able to offer places for even more 2 year olds than ever before. Don't let your child miss out on their free early education place! More info on 3 and 4s | More info on 2s 

Universal Free School Meals

From September 2014 all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 will be eligible for Universal Free School Meals. By registering your entitlement you will benefit the school your child/children attend. More info...

Extra support for your child?

When your child needs extra support, we want to find the best way forward as soon as possible.  CAF is a way of working together, putting your family at the centre of decisions made about your child. More info...

Abuse in the home?

If you or somebody you know is experiencing any form of violence or abuse within the home, do not suffer in silence.  There are various support groups and organisations that are there to provide help and support. More info...

Worried about a child's welfare?

If you have concerns about a child's welfare or suspect that a child is being neglected, abused or sexually exploited, please contact the Child Protection and Assessment Team.  More info... 

The Notice Board

Local Voices Matter: Local Forums have replaced the old style Area Committees and combine formal and informal opportunities for residents to raise questions, ideas, issues and concerns with Council services and local organisations. More info here...
Redbridge Life App: Redbridge has launched a free digital magazine version of Redbridge Life on the iPad and is providing free iPad instructional sessions across Redbridge libraries. More info here...
Keep them safe - an interactive tool for parents: Pace, in partnership with Virtual College, has launched an interactive online learning tool for parents on the signs of child sexual exploitation. This free tool is designed to equip parents with the information and knowledge to safeguard children from this abuse. More info here...
Breastfeeding Welcome Venues and support There is a now a list of 49 venues in Redbridge signed up to the Breastfeeding Welcome Venue Scheme, including cafes, restaurants, Children's Centres and more. Also, come along to the OFFICIAL LAUNCH of the scheme! More info here...
More 2 Year Old Childcare Places Now Available! Redbridge Council is now able to fund even more early education places for two year olds. More info here...
Get active and Do much More during 2014! Many local leisure and library events and activities are published in the Redbridge  'Do More' Guides. View the latest editions for adults and children. More info here...
FREE Welfare Benefit Advice Surgeries now available: what to claim, how to claim, thinking of going back to work and need benefit advice? One to one support is available. More info here...
First World War Centenary 2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. Redbridge is commemorating this significant milestone in history with events taking place across the Borough.   More info here...