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Fostering & Adoption

About Fostering Fostering is when a child is cared for by someone who is not a member of their own birth family. Fostering offers a safe, secure and warm home to a child when their own family are unable to. Fostering is hugely rewarding and great fun. It offers you...

Dance & Drama

Dance: Classical Ballet, contemporary dance, jazz, tap and modern dance are offered by a number of dance schools on the Island. For an up to date list of dance schools on the Isle of Wight visit islefindit.org.uk/cat/dancing   Opportunities for older adults are...

Finding A New Home

Housing Options & Advice: The Housing and Family Support Service offers free and impartial housing advice to anyone who requires it, regardless of their tenure or status, or whether they occupy accommodation or provide it. Whether you own your home and are having...

Education and Schools

Isle of Wight Schools Contact List: The Isle of Wight Council have put together a contact list for all the schools on the Isle of Wight for you to download. This list contains the Headteachers’ names, postal addresses and the telephone numbers and email addresses for...

Help Through Crisis

Help Through Crisis (HTC) aims to assist Island residents who are in genuine hardship, enabling them to quickly access help in an emergency. There is a limited fund to provide immediate emergency help with food, gas and electricity. This can only be offered to those...

Power of Attorney

Power of attorney: When someone makes a power of attorney, they appoint someone else to act on their behalf. The person making the power of attorney is called a donor and the person appointed to act on their behalf is called an attorney. A power of attorney gives the...