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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 Supporting children to communicate Exercise and physical activity Dental and oral health Immunisations

Children's Coronavirus fact sheet

Children's Corona Virus Fact Sheet

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…

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.…

The council's promise to children and young people

Westminster City Council has made an 8-point promise to children and young people. This is called the Children's Charter.   Adults who work with you in Westminster will: Listen to your views and take them seriously Help you to be healthy Help you to feel more…

Counselling services

Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment. A counsellor is trained to listen with empathy (by putting themselves in your shoes). They can help you deal with any…

COVID-19 - Information from the PHE

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COVID-19 / Coronavirus: information and support for young people

In the following sections, you can find useful information and guidance about Covid-19 / Coronavirus: Resources for young people Emotional wellbeing support Young Westminster Young Westminster: responding to COVID-19 Young Westminster: resources Bereavement support