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Home-Start Bracknell Forest

There for parents when they need us most, because childhood can't wait

Useful Links

Below are a list of useful links including telephone numbers and websites. Clicking on the links will open the web sites in a new window. Close the window to return to this page.

Bracknell Forest Children’s Centres

The Centres are places where children under 5 years of age and their families can receive integrated services and information, and where they can access help from multi-disciplinary teams of professionals.


Bracknell Forest Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides a free and impartial information and signposting service on childcare and other services that support parents and carers of children and young people up to the age of 20.

Call: 01344 352000

Bracknell Foodbank

Bracknell Foodbank is part of a national network of foodbanks, giving out nutritionally balanced emergency food to people in crisis who have nowhere else to turn. They also offer additional support to help break the cycle of poverty, putting people in touch with relevant agencies who can offer further support

web: http://www.kerith.co.uk/…./Foodbank.aspx

Bracknell Forest SEND

SEND Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, provide impartial, confidential and arms-length information, advice and support to parents, carers, young people and children with special educational needs.

SEND Support
Strategy, Resources & Early Help
Children, Young People & Learning
Bracknell Forest Council



Charity Commission

Childcare Choices

Lets you know about what childcare entitlements you might be eligible for, including 15 to 30 hours free childcare, Tax-Free childcare, Tax Credits, Universal Credit, vouchers and support


Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty is a national debt counselling charity with a network of 131 centres based in local churches. CAP offers hope and a solution to anyone in debt through its unique, in-depth service. This service is available to anyone living in Bracknell Forest at

Christians Against Poverty
The Kerith Centre
Church Road
RG12 1EH
Tel: 01344-828805, Freephone new enquiries line: 0800 328 0006

First Days

First Days is an organisation who collect donated baby and toddler clothes, equipment, furniture and toys and redistribute them to families in need.

Tel: 07595035528

ihub (Bracknell Forest)

This is a directory is for everyone who lives and works in and around Bracknell. If you use adult social care, health care or other help and support services, if you fund your own support, or simply wish to find out more about what services and events are provided in your local community, you can find all the information and advice in one place.

web: ihub.bracknell-forest.gov.uk

Home-Start UK

Local Government

Home-Start Bracknell Forest works in partnership with the Town and Parish Councils in Bracknell Forest, as we support volunteers and families in each one:

www.Bracknell Forest Council


Involve  are the central support organisation for voluntary, community and faith groups in Bracknell Forest.

Call: 01344 304404

Lottery Community Fund
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