London Borough of Croydon

Children and families services & information

  • Advocacy services for children and young people

    Advocacy is about supporting children and young people to make sure that their rights are respected and their views and wishes are heard at all times.

  • Improvement plan

    Plans and governance to deliver improvement to childrens services


  • Child protection and safeguarding

    This information provides guidance about children who may need protection from harm and how to keep those children safe.

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

    Croydon Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service delivers mental health and related social care services.

  • Croydon children and families partnership

    Children and families partnership previously known as Croydon Children's Trust is a partnership of all those that work with children in the borough.

  • Local offer for care leavers

    Find out more about the publication that has been produced for care leavers, outlining the services and support we can provide.

  • SEND social care services

    The special educational needs and disability (SEND) social care service, is for children and young people with disabilities, aged 0 to 18 and their families who require support over and above what is available through universal and community services.

  • Money

    Money management, personal budgets, grants, benefits and support available.

  • Independent living - young adults

    Including: employment, housing and getting involved in your community.

  • Health

    Health services available for children and young adults in Croydon.

  • Hospice care for children

    Children's hospices provide respite and terminal care for children suffering from life-limiting conditions.

  • Croydon disability register and access card

    How to join the register and apply for an access card.

  • Parenting booklet

    Parenting resources in Croydon, A guide for parents and carers.

  • Family group conferences (FGCs)

    When a child might be taken into care, an FGC can help their family talk about their problems and find solutions to allow the child to stay with them.