Useful links - children

This page contains links to a selection of websites designed to give children and parents advice and information on a range of child related matters.

If you visit any of the websites you will be leaving the Woking Borough Council website.

Childline - A free helpline for children and young people to talk confidentially about their problems.

Children's Play Information Service (CPIS) - National information on play and play provision.

Child Support Agency (CSA) - Helping parents take financial responsibility for their children.

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) - Government department for children

Directgovkids - For children to find out about the world around them.

Children and Young People - An update of the Government's 'Every Child Matters' approach to the wellbeing of children and young people from birth to 19.

Familyline Surrey - A free helpline for families to talk confidentially about their problems and offer advice.

Girlguiding UK - Female only activities for young people aged 5 to 26.

Ideas for the Kids - Free online database of activities and places to go for children and parents

Kidscape - Charity established specifically to prevent bullying and child abuse.

Kids Club Network (now called 4children) - National Charity dedicated to creating opportunities and building futures for children.

Link Leisure - Woking based Charity delivering services for children with additional needs.

Mizens Miniature Railway - Fully operational Miniature Railway. Wokings Best Kept Secret!

National Children's Bureau - Charitable organisation providing support for people working with children and young people.

NHS Live well - Online health check for children and teenagers.

NSPCC - Aimed at stopping cruelty to children.

Ofsted - Regulatory body for education and childcare settings.

Parentline Plus - Free service supporting parents.

Play England - Information on play provision and standards.

Surestart Childcare Link - Database of childcare settings from nurseries to holiday playschemes operating in your area.

Surrey County Council - Countywide information.

Surrey Family Information Service (FIS) - Information Service regarding services available to children in need (aged 0-19) and their families.

Surrey Safeguarding Children Board - An inter-agency forum responsible for child protection.

The Scout Association - Adventurous activities and personal development for young people aged 6 to 25.

Woking Schools Confederation - Providing a range of services and activities beyond the school day to help meet the needs of children, their families and the wider community.