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The best start in life

We're working to give the children of South Tyneside the best start in life

We want South Tyneside's children and families to have the best start in life and aspire to a bright and prosperous future.

We are working with local businesses, partners, staff and members of the public, to make sure everyone reaches their full potential.

Services and information for children and families

Fostering, safeguarding, support for additional needs, advice on staying healthy, and much more.

Services for children and families

Events and activities calendar

Check out our calendar of events and activities for children, young people and families in South Tyneside.

View our events calendar

What is the best start in life?

We want South Tyneside's children and families to have the best start in life. Find out more about what the best start in life means, and read our best start in life strategy.

What is the best start in life?

Become a best start champion

All children can be supported to reach their full potential, and you or your business can help make this a reality.

Become a best start champion

Why do you love family friendly South Tyneside?

We asked why you love family friendly South Tyneside, read some of the stories we received here.

Family friendly South Tyneside

News

Stay up-to-date with what is being done in South Tyneside to help give children and young people the best start in life.

News

Case studies

Read a heartwarming case study of a local foster carer, who is helping to give a child the best start in life. If you have a story you'd like to share, please get in touch.

Case studies

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  • Children and Families Social Care
  • Town Hall & Civic Offices
    Westoe Road
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    United Kingdom
    NE33 2RL

  • 0191 424 5010

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