Information and support for families

Find details about childcare and parenting courses in the area and access the Wakefield District family information service.

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  • Parenting courses

    Find out about the range of free parenting courses across the Wakefield district.
  • Childcare

    Information on all registered childcare in the Wakefield district, childcare reports, Oftsed and childcare brokerage service.
  • Caring for your baby

    If you are a parent or carer of a new-born baby or are expecting, there is lots of practical advice and tips.
  • Wakefield District Family Information Service

    Your online guide to childcare services in the Wakefield district for children, young people and families.
  • WFConnect Cafés

    Learn more about our WFConnect Cafés across the Wakefield District and how you can use them for easy device and internet access.
  • WFConnect Donations Scheme

    Find out how you can donate devices to on of our WFConnect spaces, giving young people that need them the chance to get online access and further their education.
  • Wakefield Families Together

    Wakefield Families Together bring services together to help you find and access support like family hubs, youth hubs, Team around Schools, Team around Early Years, Start for Life, WF Happy Healthy Holiday, and Early Help strategy.
  • Wakefield Council Parent Portal

    Use our parent portal to see if you qualify for free school meals, childcare and applying for school places.

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