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We’re responsible for applications for schools in Bournemouth. You can apply for a school place online.
Applying for a school place
Aspire adoption helps families who want to adopt and finds homes for children who can’t live with their birth families. Contact them on 0300 123 9868
About Aspire Adoption
We have lots of childcare options in Bournemouth, including childminders, pre-school, day nursery and out-of-school care.
Types of childcare
Paying for childcare
Children are fostered if a foster carer looks after them in place of their families. They can stay in touch with their families.
Children’s Centres welcome families with children under five. They offer advice on parenting and run lots of activities.
Find your nearest children's centre
Speech & language support
Find out more about Private Fostering and why we need to know about any arrangements you have made.
Find out whether you should tell us about a private fostering arrangement
Find out more about the service, their aims to reduce re-offending and work to protect the public
Youth Offending Service
We protect the health and wellbeing of children and young people. We use the Children’s Act 1989.
Parenting Assessment and Contact Team
Support and services available for children up to 25 years old with special educational needs or disabilities.
Advice and Support
What we do
Ask for support for a young person
A consortium of 14 Local Authorities assisting local authorities in sourcing fostering placements from IFA’s (independent fostering agencies).
South Central Framework
Advice, training and support for childcare professionals. Find out about the latest news and funding forms.
Latest news for childcare workers
Early Years Networks
Our Parent Partnership can help parents and carers of children with special education needs or disabilities.
Browse and book courses and evening classes. Find out general information about all learning opportunities including apprenticeships and employer engagement.
Search for courses for adults
How to complain or give feedback about services we provide to children, young people and their families (including social care services).
Complain or give feedback about children services