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Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Support

The mental health, mood and emotional wellbeing of children and young people is every bit as important as their physical health. Mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder are common. One in four adults will experience some kind of mental health problem…

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

What is it? A benefit that’s paid if you are unable to work because of sickness or disability. Who gets it? If you can’t work because of a pregnancy-related illness and you can’t claim Statutory Sick Pay. Employment and Support Allowance can be paid until…

Employment opportunities and support

How to write a CV Westminster careers and jobs Westminster employment service   Working in early years Jobcentre Plus

Employment Support

Employment Support  Autism Exchange Work Opportunities Autism Exchange is a work experience programme for autistic young people aged 16-25. The programme offers access to paid opportunities throughout the year in leading organisations and companies. Since being established 2015 in partnership with the Civil Service, our programme led by…

ESOL (English for Speakers of other Languages) courses

The Abbey Centre Westminster Adult Education Service MEWSO Henna

EYFS (information for practitioners)

Find useful inspection handbooks and frameworks via this link: New EYFS framework (from Sep 2021) EYFS guidance on exemptions EYFSP handbook Development Matters EY inspection handbook Progress check at age 2 Well Comm training for EYFS

Family Hubs

Our children's centres are here to support you and your family to:  be healthy stay safe enjoy and achieve by developing skills and getting the most out of life make a positive contribution and get involved with the community achieve economic wellbeing Children's centre services…

Family Hubs

Family Hubs are a new way of bringing together all the support you may need as a family, from pregnancy through to young people turning 19 (or 25 if they have a disability). There is a children’s centre in each of the Family Hubs with activities…

Family Information Service (FIS) Newsletters

Here you will find copies of our Family Information Service Newsletters: 2023 Autumn edition Summer edition Spring edition 2022 Winter 2022 edition Autumn 2022 edition Summer 2022 edition Spring 2022 edition 2021 Winter 2021 edition Autumn 2021 edition Summer 2021 edition Spring 2021 edition  2020…

Family safety and social care

This section aims to provide guidance on how to help keep your family safe and well.  Early Help Safeguarding children Domestic violence and abuse Organisations and services providing family support