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Pregnancy

The NHS contains lots of information to help you know what to expect during pregnancy. You should contact a mid-wife or your GP if you believe you are pregnant to ensure you get the professional support you need. www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-and-baby-care.aspx  Teenage pregnancy In Westminster there are…

Register a birth

You must register your baby before you can get a birth certificate. Every birth must be registered within 42 days of the child being born. Register a birth in Westminster It's best to register the birth at the register office in the district where the…

Responding to and Managing Allegations Against Professionals

The role of the Local Authority Designated Officer - LADO It is a statutory role in all Local Authorities All LADOs follow the same procedures – (see the London Child Protection Procedures) They manage investigations into all concerns about adults working with children both professionals…

Road Safety Week 16th - 22nd November 2020

Run a Beep Beep! Day to engage early years in road safety basics. Beep Beep! Days with Timmy Time, sponsored by Churchill, are a great opportunity for early year’s educators to introduce children to road safety basics, with fun activities and resources provided by Brake,…

SafeCall

SafeCall is a scheduled telephone call to children who are referred to us by professionals working with them. They will be offered a non-judgemental, safe space to talk about their experiences in confidence. We will reassure them that there is a way out, support them…

School dates and holidays

The following are the recommended school terms and holiday dates for nursery, primary and secondary schools. Please note that schools have the autonomy to determine their own term dates. The School Admissions Team will continue to consult on and determine recommended dates, as outlined below,…

Setting up a home-based childcare business course

The Bi-borough Childcare and Early Education Service deliver free information sessions for Westminster and RBKC residents interested in becoming a registered childminder. These sessions are delivered by Glynis Mates who is the Bi-borough Early Years & inclusion Advisor for childminders.   The Bi-borough Home-based Childcare Course…

Sexual Health

Sexual health is an important part of physical and mental health as well as your emotional and social wellbeing. It's important to take care of your sexual health and to talk about sex and relationships with your loved ones. More information on Sexual Health can…

Sexual Health Clinic

Service detailsCont@ct is a non-judgemental, confidential and free sexual health service for young people aged 19 and under based in Westminster. At Cont@ct we offer:• Free condoms • Emergency contraception (morning after pill) • Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV• Contraception and family…

Social Services and Family Support

Social Services and family support What we do and who we can help Many people are worried that contacting children's social services will mean that children are taken into care. In fact, unless a child is in danger, we will work hard with parents to help…