Other Support Services

Nottingham Disabled Children’s Team carry out assessments of children and young people between 0-19 years who have a permanent and substantial disability, whose welfare, health or development are likely to be impaired without the provision of specialist short breaks, support services, adaptations or equipment.  The Disabled Children’s Team is an integrated service which includes Social Work, Occupational Therapy and Family Support Workers with specialist knowledge in the area of childhood disability.

The Disabled Children’s Team Duty Point telephone number is: 0115 883 8266

SCOPE exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.  They provide support, information and advice to more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their families every year.

Telephone: 0808 800 3333

Website: www.scope.org.uk

Children’s Centres provide a service to families with children aged from birth to five years and their siblings.  Children’s Centres provide a link to child care, parent support and a range of parent and toddler activities.  Family support teams work with children from birth to nineteen and their families.  Play and youth activities are available across the City.  Contact your local Children’s Centre for more information.

Website: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/childrencentres

The Families Information Service provides free information, advice and guidance about organisations and services for children, young people and their families.

Telephone: 0800 458 4114

Website: www.fis.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

​Kooth.com offers face to face and online counselling support and advice to young people aged 10 to 24 years in Nottingham City.

Website: www.kooth.com

NGY provide activities and a wide range of support service for young people aged 11-25 years.

Telephone: 0115 704 3114

​Website: www.ngymyplace.co.uk

Parent Partnership Service provides information about the education system and helps get your views heard and valued by professionals.

Telephone: 0115 804 1740

Website: www.ppsnotts.org.uk


The Child Development Centre at the City Hospital provides a range of support services for children with developmental impairments or disabilities and their families.  They have a library/information service which provides resources for families about disabling conditions, education, play and leisure activities, money matters, support groups and many other issues.  Books leaflets and DVD’s are available for loan.

Telephone: 0115 883 1101

​Rainbow Parents Carers Forum is a support group and voice for parents and carers who have a child with a disability or additional needs.Telephone: 0115 934 8451 / 0783 727 8981

Website: www.rainbowsparentscarersforum.org.uk