Life, family and learning
Sunderland should be a place where every child and young person has high aspirations and has the best opportunities to help them achieve their full potential.
Education and learning
Information about schools and learning including support and intervention for schools, safeguarding in schools, and special educational needs.
Information about childcare provision available within the city
Fostering, adopting and looked after children
Details about the information. guidance and support we provide about fostering, adopting and looked after children
Support for families and young people
You must register the birth of your baby within 42 days of the date of the birth.
Deaths, funerals and cremations
Information and advice on what to do before and after a death.
Marriages and civil partnerships
Information and advice on getting married or entering a civil partnership, including where you can hold a ceremony and what you may need to know about the formalities.
Asylum and immigration
Sources of information and advice to help you in relation to asylum, immigration and nationality issues.
Libraries, museums and galleries
Being a member of one of Sunderland's public libraries gives you access to over three quarters of a million books and other items...