Help for parents starting or returning to work

If you're expecting a child or are a parent of a child under five, we can help you start or return to work or training

How to get support

Apply online

We can:

  • help you find childcare
  • work out what benefits and tax credits you can get
  • find training opportunities
  • tell you about other support available to your family

The service is provided in Children's Centres. We can meet you face to face or offer advice by telephone or email.

Who we can help

We can help you if you're expecting a child or are a parent of a child under five and:

  • starting work or training
  • returning to work or training
  • need support to stay in work