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Education Welfare

Education Welfare Officers work within the Child Action Teams (CATs) to help children and young people and their families to maintain and improve attendance, in partnership with schools. The Education Welfare Service also manages the licensing of children in employment and entertainment.

The Education Welfare Service works with school age children and young people aged between 4 and 16 years and their families. This includes children and young people of school age who have special educational needs or a disability.

Who to contact

0118 937 6545

Where to go

Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices
Bridge Street

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.