Help Centre for Children's Centre Service Providers
The following information and documents are here to help support your service provision in Staffordshire Children's Centres.
For information relating to Children's Centres and the services and activities they offer, please contact the centre direct or call the Family Information Service.
Children's Centre policies and procedures
These policies and procedures set out the standards that all partners of the centre should be aware of and be able to implement in practice. The centre will be inspected by Ofsted and the policies and procedures have been formulated around the current requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
They refer to all designated Children's Centres and linked sites including other community venues delivering Children's Centre services.
Policies and Procedures (840Kb)
Safeguarding Children's Board - Threshold for Intervention (700Kb)
ICT Acceptable Use Policy (25Kb)
Incident Record (245Kb)
General Risk Assessment (110Kb)
Think 2 Guidance (615Kb)
Department for Education - Guide to Information Sharing*
*The County Council is not responsible for the content of external websites
Family Membership Forms & Data Collection
Each family should complete a family membership form - you can print copies using the document below. It is also important that you complete a session register.
Family Membership Form (311Kb)
Attendance & Session Register (480Kb)
Attendance & Session Register - Word version (980Kb)
For a copy of your Monitoring & Evaluation pack, please contact your District Children's Commissioning Officer.
CACI Children's Centre Manager
Children's Centres in Staffordshire all use Children's Centre Manager (CCM) from CACI software. You will be expected to use the software to help the County Council monitor the services offered by each centre.
User guide for service providers (1Mb)
Attendance Input on v2.2.2 (120Kb)
Logging On (856Kb)
Adding and Searching (800Kb)
If your activity is not setup on the system, please complete the Activity Setup request:
Activity Setup Request (115Kb)
Activity Setup Request - Word version (360Kb)
All users must also complete a user setup request and submit these forms for approval before access to the system will be granted.
User Setup Request (220Kb)
User Setup Request - Word version (230Kb)
For support or training in using the system, please email the support team or telephone 01785 278297.
Get your activity noticed
The Staffordshire Family Information Service will be maintaining Children's Centre web pages. They also handle over 5000 enquiries each year from parents and families, so they are a great way to get your Children's Centre service noticed.
Contact the Family Information Service today on 0300 111 8007 to ask about adding your activity or service to their directory and web site.