Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Working Families

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, Southwark, London SE5 0HF
Telephone number:
0300 012 0312
Mobile number:
020 7253 7243
Service description:
Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. Working Families help children, working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.

Working Families' free legal helpline (0300 012 0312 or email 'advice@workingfamilies.org.uk') give parents and carers advice on employment rights such as maternity and paternity leave, rights to time off in an emergency, shared parental leave and parental leave, as well as helping them to negotiate the flexible hours they want. Working Families can give basic advice on the benefits and tax credits that working parents can claim. They also give advice on maternity discrimination and pregnancy discrimination.

The Working Families website holds information for working parents and carers on their employment rights, tax credits and in-work benefits, maternity and paternity leave, flexible working options and maternity discrimination. There is also section for parents of disabled children.

Visit the website for more details.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00 - 12:00 and 17:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 13:00
Thursday 10:00 - 12:00
Friday 13:00 - 15:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
04/10/2017

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