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Disability Access Fund (DAF)

From April 2017, the Government introduced new funding for Early Years childcare providers to enable them to offer more places to young children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). This funding is called the Disability Access Fund (DAF). The DAF is available to Early Years…

Do an apprenticeship

Apprenticeships Please find below information about apprenticeships: A guide to apprenticeships 42 top apprenticeship programmes for young people in the UK The A-Z of apprenticeships GOV.UK: Become an apprentice Apprenticeships: 14 to 19-years-olds National Careers Service   Summer Maker Challenge and Imperial Apprenticeships

Domestic abuse

Domestic abuse If you are affected by domestic abuse, support is still available to you through a number of different ways during this period: The Angelou Partnership (translators available): 0808 801 0660 or 020 8741 7008 Women’s Aid via instant messaging service or email support Save Lives advice and resources to support you…

Download the FIS app to your mobile device

Why not make accessing the Family Information Service easier by downloading a shortcut to your mobile device? Follow the step-by-step guides below to learn how you can do this for iPhone, iPad or Android devices.

Early Help

In Westminster we use the term 'early help' to refer to any extra support you may need for your family.  This can range from providing information, to support in your home or recommending courses that might be helpful for you. You might already be using…

Early Intervention Service team (Short Breaks)

Short breaks are for families with children aged between 0 and 18 years old who are affected in their everyday life by one or more of the following: A physical impairment A sensory impairment Chronic physical ill health A communication or language disorder An Autistic…

Early Years and childcare job vacancies

Are you looking to work in the Early Years sector? This section provides information about current job oportunities in nurseries and pre-schools accross Westminster and surrounding areas: London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) are currently hiring. For full details contact:  Chloe McCann ¦ Talent Acquisition officer…

Early years funding for children with SEND

Early years settings include nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and schools providing early education for children up to the age of five. These settings are expected to meet the needs of most children from their core budget. However, if early years settings are unable to meet a…

Early Years Hub

"Brilliant Beginnings for all Children" Welcome to the Bi-borough Early Years Hub, a dedicated space for Early Years professionals and childminders in Westminster. The Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service is committed to supporting you and to strengthening your childcare business. Our aim is to support you…

Early Years Hub

"Brilliant Beginnings for all Children" Welcome to the Bi-Borough Early Years Hub, a dedicated platform to support Early Years Practitioners and Childminders in Westminster. In this section, we aim to provide you with important updates, information and guidance, which hopefully you will find useful. Please feel…