Information for mums, dads and carers
Being a mum, dad or carer is probably the hardest job there is. It is often pleasurable and rewarding, but there are also times when it can feel exhausting, stressful, frustrating and overwhelming. The parents zone has lots of information on anything and everything to do with family life.
If you have any questions you can't find the answer to or would just like to talk things though the get in touch with Family Information Service.
Children's Centres are places where children under five years old and their families can go to get services in their local area. They offer a huge range of support including childcare, parenting, family support services and much more.
The Family Support and Parenting section has information on what is available locally to parents when raising children. You can find information by ages and stages:
When it comes to choosing childcare there are lots of options to think about. Take a look at our childcare section for information and support with finding childcare.
Working with Children in York offers a huge range of exciting and challenging opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference. There are many types of career opportunities available, there is a job for you no matter what your interests, skills or qualifications.
Being healthy can mean being physically healthy, sexually healthy, mentally and emotionally healthy.
Tackling bullying is taken seriously in York. In 2011 schools in York have been invited to take part in a survey about bullying involving children and young people. If you feel or know you child is being bullied the first step is to talk to their school.
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Looking for activities for under 5s? Check out the events page.
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For information on child protection and how to report child abuse in the City of York visit the Safeguarding Children Board website