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People, Health and Care

Foster Care Fortnight poster
Change a future, change their story – become a foster carer

During Foster Care Fortnight (13 to 26 May 2019), North Lincolnshire Council is going to spread the word that more…

20 May 2019
Two women talking to each other over a cup of tea
Time to start talking and include people with dementia

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Alzheimer’s Society’s #AskUsAnything campaign, to mark Dementia Action Week (20 to 26 May). Residents in…

20 May 2019
Talk Suicide promotional poster
North Lincolnshire residents are encouraged to Talk Suicide

During Mental Health Awareness Week (13 to 19 May) North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging people in the region to complete…

17 May 2019
School pupils and councillor walking around school playground
Thousands of children take on steps challenge

North Lincolnshire Council working with the Get Ahead Partnership has set-up the Let’s Get Stepping challenge to help more primary…

7 March 2019
Children painting
Funded childcare benefits thousands of families

North Lincolnshire Council is encouraging all families to take advantage of funded childcare of up to 15 hours a week…

19 February 2019
Bumper first year for baby book scheme

A book scheme has seen more than 150 gift packs handed to families with newborns in a bid to encourage…

6 February 2019
Two children writing
Council raises awareness of young carers

North Lincolnshire Council is supporting Young Carers Awareness Day on 31 January to help raise awareness of the caring role…

30 January 2019
Councillors and others in front of building
£200,000 extension unveiled at children’s centre

North Lincolnshire Council has invested £209,000 in building an extension at Manor Farm Children’s Centre, Scunthorpe, to house a pre-school…

22 January 2019
Council staff holding white and blue certificates
Plan to transform North Lincolnshire food culture wins national recognition

The Food in North Lincolnshire Partnership has achieved membership of The Sustainable Food Cities network to support their health outcomes…

18 January 2019
Woman sneezing into a tissue
Look after yourself and others this winter

North Lincolnshire Council is urging residents to keep warm and well this winter, and look after their health – especially…

3 January 2019
Children painting
Book your place on childcare course

The council is holding the Introduction to Home-Based Childcare (IHBC) course for new childminders starting on Wednesday 30 January 2019,…

2 January 2019
Apprentice social worker
Have your say on local stroke and dementia support services

Share your views on the stroke and dementia services that are currently provided in North Lincolnshire to help identify if…

19 December 2018
NLC case management team
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…

3 December 2018
reminder to apply for 30 hours free childcare before Christmas
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…

20 November 2018
LGCA-finalist banner 2019
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…

16 November 2018