Supporting local authorities in providing quality, locally curated information, advice and guidance to communities

Supporting local authorities in providing quality,
locally curated information, advice and guidance to communities

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Information for those who need it most

Our Directory Platform is a mature platform that local authorities across England have been using for over 15 years to provide high quality local information, advice and guidance that supports young people, adults, families and carers to find the information and support they need, when they need it

Directory Platforms

Family Information Services

Engaging, one-stop websites for families to search for childcare, services and activities in their local areas.

Adult Social Care and Community Directory

A clear and comprehensive directory of local services to support a wide variety of care and support needs of adults living in the community.

SEND Local Offer

Information, support services and activities for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

Key Benefits

Efficient information management

We help local authorities to bring together existing directories to categorise and format information in a way that helps adults, families, carers and young people to find it easily and quickly

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Clear and accessible design

Mobile-responsive and using clear content and design, our directories can be used by as many people as possible, including those with disabilities and impairments by complying with WCAG legislation for public bodies

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Direct access for providers

Easy to update, our Directories include direct access for your providers to maintain their own information and ensure it is always current, trusted information, advice and guidance for those accessing it

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Automatic data feeds

All our websites are enriched with automatic data feeds from organisations such as Ofsted and Care Quality Commission

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Third-party API

Our Directory Platform has a REST API to share directory content with other platforms

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Hosted by us

Our Directory is a SaaS solution that is fully supported and hosted in the UK by Idox and complies with the HM Government Cloud Security principles

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“The ease-of-use is excellent and it does exactly what we need it to – it’s simple on the backend but can be easily searched from the frontend.”

Chris Morris , SEND Manager, Bedford Borough Council

“High quality, reliable information about childcare is so important to families, and our refreshed Childcare Finder will be a vital asset in helping families to be able to find that information through their local Family Information Service.”

Megan Jarvie, Head of Coram Family and Childcare
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