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Children and childcare

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Report a child at risk

If you think a child is at risk contact Children's Social Care.


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Childcare

Find the right childcare and see what help is available.


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Sure Start children's centres

Easy access to a range of childcare services.


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Fostering

Anyone can apply to be a foster carer.


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Adoption

You don't have to live in the borough to adopt.


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Providing services for families with children and young people aged 0-19 and 0-25 for children with additional needs.


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Children and young people's activities

Activities and extra-curricular activities that can help your child develop.


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Children leaving care

Support for children leaving care.


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Youth service

Get involved in events, activities and have a say in the issues that affect you.


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Advice and information for young carers.


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Special Educational Needs

How we assess special educational needs, placement in mainstream school, help with costs and more.


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Schools & education

Apply for school places, find term dates and more.


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How we deliver Children’s Services

How the needs of children and young people are met in the borough.


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Children's social care jobs

We are always looking for passionate newly qualified and experienced social workers and practice managers.


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Other services

Events

World Book Night
21 April 2018
Join us for a special evening to celebrate both World Book Night and the current gallery exhibition, Reading Art.
Street Eat
26 May 2018
11am-9pm on Saturday, 26 May and Sunday, 27 May 2018. Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Dozens of dishes including Spanish, Italian, English, German and more.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run
07 October 2018
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its third year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.