How to get in touch

There are several ways in which you can contact Brighter Futures for Children:


Please call 0118 937 3641 and select one of the following options:

Option 1: Children’s Single Point of Access (CSPoA) team to report concerns about a child or young person

Option 2: Access and Assessment team

Option 3: Family Intervention team

Option 4: Children Look After and the Leaving Care team

Option 5: School admissions

Option 6: Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) team (not the Local Offer, see below)

Option 7: Children and Young People’s Disability team

Option 8: All other enquiries

Other useful numbers:

You can call 0118 937 3777 option 2 for our Family Information Service, childcare queries, two-year-olds childcare funding, the Children’s Disability Register and for all information on our Reading SEND Local Offer.

If you have a compliment or complaint, please see our page with full information here, or call 0118 937 2905. Please do not use the general number or Option 8 above.

Our Mental Health Support Team can be contacted on 0118 937 6548 or email:


For general enquiries:


Brighter Futures for Children
Civic Offices
Bridge Street
Reading RG1 2LU

You can also contact one of the locations below

Ranikhet Children’s Centre

Spey Road
Reading RG30 4ED
T 0118 937 5221

Southcote Children’s Centre

85 Coronation Street
Reading RG30 3QP
T 0118 937 2535

Whitley Children’s Centre

330 Northumberland Avenue
Reading RG2 8DH
T 0118 937 3894

Sun Street Children’s Centre

Sun Street
Reading RG1 3JX
T 0118 937 4602

Whitley Health & Social Services Centre

330 Northumberland Avenue
Reading RG2 8DH
T 0118 937 6145

Pinecroft & Cressingham Children’s Homes
T 0118 937 4203

Youth Offending Services

16 North Street
Reading RG1 7DA
T 0118 937 4322