Looking for ideas in the school holidays to keep the kids entertained, take a look at the Holiday Activity and Food Programme page on LiveWell Southend for more advice.

If you are looking for childcare or a nursery place, please explore the LiveWell Southend page for local places and support with accessing 2 year funding if you are eligible.

Not sure if you are eligible for 2-year funding or looking at returning to work and want support with childcare? Visit this GOV.UK web page to find out more.

Need to check if you are eligible for 2 year funding? Visit the Citizen Portal.

Looking at returning to education, aged under 20 years old and needing support with childcare? Check out the Care to Learn page on GOV.UK.

For any advice on childcare Text childcare to 88440 - one of the early years team will contact you for further support.