Cost of Living Hub: Help for families
Childcare costs, healthy start vouchers and the Holiday, Activities and Food Programme
You can find more information on financial support available for families using our interactive form, here.
You can borrow toys from your local toy library for up to two weeks at a time for a small charge. Find out more about local toy libraries on the West Berkshire Directory.
Speak to your child's school
Many schools will have their own second hand uniform service and will be able to advise about help available. Please do check with the school office for information.
TUXchange hold events and can deliver free uniform in Newbury and Thatcham.
You can find out more and access TUXchange on their website, here.
Dr Ellerton's grants
Dr Ellerton's grants provide support with school uniform and other items in Theale and Holybrook.
You can find out more and access Dr Ellerton's grants on their website, here.
Books, computer access and activities
As well as loaning out books for free, you can also access audiobooks, e-books, newspapers and use computers in your local library. They often also run activities for all ages.