Kirklees services are designed to meet the needs of the local area. We offer parents, children and young people support to help them learn and develop. This includes access to useful information which is available to everyone:

  • Details about local activities – these will vary from area to area but typically could include:
    • stay & play
    • community activities
  • ​Help with preparing your child for school:
    • access to local childcare providers
    • Child’s Journey information pack
  • ​Practical advice on health, family and financial matters:
    • one stop shops
    • baby clinics
  • ​Support with adult learning, job opportunities and training:
    • access to a Jobcentre Plus advisor
    • volunteering opportunities

​Additional support

Sometimes families need some extra help and support. At these times it is important that the right services are made available. If you feel you need this extra support there are a number of people you can talk to, including:

  • Children’s Centre staff
  • School staff
  • Health professionals

​The types of extra help available include:

  • parenting advice and guidance
  • managing children’s behaviour
  • one-to-one and group support
  • advice on child learning and development

​Where you can find out more

Find out about your local centre and see what’s on offer:

​Get involved and have your say

Each area has a Family Forum where you can get involved in planning the services on offer and making important decisions.



For parents and carers in Kirklees with children with additional needs.

For more details you can click on the link to visit the PCAN website