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Adopting or fostering a child in care

Choosing to adopt or foster a child in care is likely to be one of the most challenging, but rewarding, decisions you'll ever make.  There are around 4,000 children in England who need to be adopted every year, and many more who need fostering. According to…

Adults Information Service - COVID-19 information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) This page includes lots of useful information that will help you through the pandemic.  You can also find information on the Peterborough City Council website.

Adults Information Sheets - Information to help you stay independent, safe and well

This page includes the following Information Sheets. (Please note. All our information sheets are easy to print)  Home Service Delivery Team The Peterborough City Council Home Service Delivery Team brings together teams across Adult Social Care and Housing. It focuses on keeping you living safely…

Adults Information Sheets - Money Management and Planning for the Future

This page includes the following Information Sheets: Please note.  All our information sheets are easy to print  Paying for care Unlike the NHS, social care services are not free. How much you pay for your care depends on your level of income and savings. This…

Adults Information Sheets - Welfare Benefits

This page includes the following Information Sheets: (Please note.  All our information sheets are easy to print).  Attendance Allowance - April 2020 This is a tax-free benefit for people who are over state pension age when they start to need help or supervision with personal care…

Advice for families of drug users

Lots of families in the UK are living with a loved one who is using or trying to come off drugs. If you're the parent, partner, child or carer of a drug user, you may feel worried, frustrated and alone. It's important to recognise this and get the help and…

After adoption: what help can we get?

During the adoption process, it is important to find out what support package will come with your child to help with any special or additional needs they may have. Some needs may not become apparent until later, perhaps during adolescence, so it's important that you know where to…

Alcohol support

Realising you have a problem with alcohol is the first big step to getting help. You may need help if: you often feel the need to have a drink  you get into trouble because of your drinking other people warn you about how much you're drinking…

Alcohol units

We're supposed to be keeping an eye on how much we drink, but how many of us really know what a unit of alcohol is? With so many different drinks and glass sizes, from shots to pints - not to mention bottles - it's easy…

Allergies at home

An important way of controlling your allergy is to reduce the indoor allergens that trigger your symptoms. You can do this by cleaning thoroughly and often. If you have an allergy, take as much care in reducing the number of allergens in your home as you…
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