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Parents and families

Parents and families



MyBucks - an e-magazine giving information about news, events and activities happening in and around Buckinghamshire.
Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS) provides confidential, impartial and up to date advice and information on a wide range of issues to support every member of the family.
Welfare benefit reform - changes to welfare benefits

New parents

Registering a birth - everything you need to know about registering the birth of your baby.
Naming ceremonies - ceremonies celebrating the birth of a child or to welcome an adopted child or stepchild into the family.


Early years - information on activities and services for children 0-14 years and up to 16 if they have special needs.
Schools - quality education to all.
Looked after children - making sure children in public care have all the support they need to do well at school.
Term dates and holidays - school dates for the year ahead.


Child protection - taking care of children at risk.
Disabilities - supporting sick and disabled children
Looked after children - taking care of children when their parents are unable to.
Young carers - support for under 18s taking care of someone else

father and child


Adoption - we are looking for families to adopt children in our care.
Caring for someone - help for those in a caring role
Fostering - providing homes for children who are temporarily unable to live with their own families but wish to maintain contact
Parents with learning difficulties - providing extra support to deal with your children's care.


Home to school - if your child attends their nearest school, but it is outside the statutory walking distance, free transport is provided.

Leisure and culture

Children's library - books, CDs and computer learning facilities for children.
Country parks - open every day, hundreds of acres of woodland to explore
County museum - fun for all ages
Family history - resources to help you discover your family tree
Libraries - open to all and attract people of all ages to borrow books, CDs and DVDs.
Roald Dahl children's gallery - using Roald Dahl's stories to provide interactive fun for all ages.
Sports facilities - in the local area 


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