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Childhood health

We want every child and young person growing up in Westminster to have the best start in life. Our key priority is to improve our children’s health and wellbeing, by providing a range of services to make it as easy as possible for them to…

Childminders

Are Ofsted registered carers who look after children in their own homes. They offer a flexible service, caring for children aged from birth to sixteen years. Usually, they only look after up to six children between the ages birth to eight (including their own) but…

Children and young people with disabilities: guidance and support

Support for children and young people with disabilities If you feel that you need support we will need to complete an assessment. A duty social worker will visit you and your family/parents in your home to complete this assessment. They need to meet with you to find…

Children and young people's health and wellbeing

This section aims to provide you with information and guidance to help support your child's health and wellbeing. Emotional wellbeing and mental health Adolescent Health Children and young people with SEND Exercise and physical activity Dental and oral health Nutrition and healthy eating Flu vaccination…

Children and young people’s Community Speech and Language Therapy Service - training for professionals, parents and carers

Please find out about the current training offers. We hope to see you on our courses soon! For more details contact: Sharon Brown  Speech and Language Therapy Assistant | Administration  Children & Young People’s Community Speech & Language Therapy  Evelina London Community Children’s Services   Guy's…

Children's Coronavirus fact sheet

Children's Corona Virus Fact Sheet

Choosing childcare for children with SEND

All parents have a lot to think about when choosing childcare for their child. For parents of children who may have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), the process can be particularly challenging. Visiting multiple childcare providers to get a sense of the support they…

Choosing schools and formal education

There are several types of schools and formal education could also take place at your home. You you may decide what is the best educational option for your child depending on your particular preference or circumstances. Have a look at the options below if you are trying to decide…

Community nurseries

Community nurseries are non-profit-making organisations, often with charitable status, run by voluntary management committees, which may or may not include the parents of children attending. These provide early education and childcare to children from 2- to 5-year-old, and normally offer full and part-time early years…

The core purpose of children and family hubs

The core purpose of children and family hubs is to improve outcomes for young children and their families and reduce inequalities between families in greatest need and their peers. Children’s centres provide care and education for families with children, from conception to their fifth birthday.…