Our Resources section includes a range of materials which are aimed at helping families understand their legal rights. We’re keen to develop new and better ways of sharing legal information with families – if you have any comments or suggestions, please contact us at


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Accessing Public Services Toolkit

This guide aims to give support to anyone who is having difficulties in relation to health, social care or other support services.

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What to do if your child isn’t getting the social care support s/he needs

This factsheet explains what you can do if your family has been assessed by social services, but you still aren’t getting the support you need.

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What to do if your child’s care package is reduced

This factsheet explains what you can do if you’re unhappy with the way your council has changed or reduced your child’s care package.

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Parent Guides

We have published guides for parents on a range of topics, including education and social care, that aim to provide useful information and practical advice.

See all our Parent Guides

Student Research Projects

Our student researchers at the University of Leeds have published reports on some of the common themes arising from cases referred to our Legal Entitlements and Problem-Solving (LEaP) Project.

See all the Reports