North Lincolnshire Council

People, Health and Care

Council social work team wins prestigious national award

North Lincolnshire Council’s Children’s Services Case Management Team have won the gold award at the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018. They won the Team of the Year, Children’s Services prize for their work with children in need, child protection and children…

7 days ago
Over 1,000 families benefit from additional funded childcare

Since September 2017, more than 1,000 families in North Lincolnshire with three and four year-olds have benefited from additional funded childcare hours. Parents are saving up to £40 a day in childcare costs in Ofsted registered childcare. This is in…

3 weeks ago
Services for Children shortlisted for national award

North Lincolnshire Council’s Services for Children has been shortlisted in the Children’s Service category at the 2019 LGC Awards for its commitment to improving the lives of children. In North Lincolnshire, our focus is keeping children, young people and their…

3 weeks ago
Council supports Inter Faith Week 2018

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Inter Faith Week (11 to 18 November 2018) to raise awareness of the different faith groups in our communities. Throughout the week, we will increase awareness and understanding of the different faith communities across North…

3 weeks ago
Residents urged to get vaccinated now against flu virus

We are urging residents to get their flu jab before the winter months’ set in – to protect them and those they come into contact with from the virus. The cold weather can be harmful to health, especially the vulnerable…

4 weeks ago
Find out about becoming a childminder

We’re holding a Childminder Briefing session on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at the Learning Development Centre, Enderby Road in Scunthorpe to provide information on becoming a childminder. The session from 6pm to 8pm will provide advice and details on the…

1 month ago
Young care leavers to benefit from increase in council tax support

Young care leavers are set to receive up to 100 per cent financial support to pay their council tax bill – an increase from the current 77 per cent support. The recent campaign by the Children’s Society reported that nationally…

1 month ago
North Lincolnshire turns purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the council and other organisations will light up buildings purple to help raise awareness of pancreatic cancer. During the month, we will be encouraging people to talk about pancreatic cancer and raise awareness…

1 month ago
Funding helps secure veterans support in the community

North Lincs Veterans Community Hub has received a £9,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund Awards for All programme to ensure veterans support continues. This funding will ensure that the Hub stays open and continues to support local veterans. It…

1 month ago
Volunteer drivers needed to transport children

26 October 2018 The council is looking for reliable and experienced drivers with their own car to volunteer to transport vulnerable children to school and activities. The drivers would support the Children in Care/Need team. If you are interested in…

1 month ago