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Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA)

A Childcare Sufficiency Assessment (CSA) is an assessment of existing childcare provision in the borough, mapping supply of, demand for and gaps in the childcare market. The Childcare Act 2006 places a legal duty on local authorities to secure sufficient childcare (so far as is…

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…

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 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…

Choosing childcare

There are lots of different types of childcare to choose from. Some families use informal childcare, such as other family members, friends or neighbours. However you may also find that you need to make more formal childcare arrangements. Some childcare settings provide specialist services for…

Choosing childcare for children with SEND

For parents/carers of children who may have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), the following questiopns may be useful when choosing the right childcare provider:  What experience do you have of supporting children with additional needs? Do you have any specific qualifications for supporting children…

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…

City of Westminster College Supported Internship

Do you want to get a job but need support to develop your employability skills and experience of the workplace first? In September each year, Westminster City Council host a Supported Internship programme, in partnership with City of Westminster College and Westminster Employment, where 12 young people with…

Contact Short Breaks

If you need any further information, please contact the Family Navigator on: Email: BiBoroughHealthNotifications@rbkc.gov.uk Tel: 07790 362 267  Alternatively, please call the Short Breaks duty line: DC Support Service Duty Number: 020 7361 2048 DC Support Service Duty Email: biboroughdctsupportduty@rbkc.gov.uk

Core Offer

What is core offer and how do I access it? Families may be signposted to the Local Offer and other available services including those provided by the voluntary sector. These are services where the Local Authority have given the service extra money to enable children…