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Support for more vulnerable young carers

Young Carers  A Young Carer is child or young person aged 5 - 18 years old, who hassignificant caring role for another person who suffers from physical disability, mental health problems, substance misuse or any other debilitating or long term illness. A Young Carer becomes vulnerable when…

Thinking about the future?

For students from Year 9 onwards who may be thinking about higher education or are interested but do not know much about it, there is a new website to get a flavour of what it would be like to continue studying. There are short, fun…

Visiting Family Hubs

Our Family Hub buildings remain open and we are providing support to families in a range of safe ways. If you need some support please contact 020 7641 5923 or email bessboroughfamilyhub@westminster.gov.uk. If you go through to our answerphone please leave a message including your phone number and…

Volunteering

Make a difference today and join Team Westminster where you can donate your time to help people and good causes. There are many ways to volunteer with Team Westminster. Find a volunteering opportunity on our new volunteering website. Team Westminster Social Action Fit volunteering around…

Westminster Libraries

Covid-19 Update Whilst Westminster’s libraries are temporarily closed, you can keep your family entertained with a wealth of free resources available online. eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eAudiobooks can all be accessed for free with your Westminster library card, including special eResources for children and young people. If you’re…

Young people's mental health and wellbeing

In this section you will be able to find information and guidance for supporting your mental health, including organisations that can offer help: If you need urgent help Child and Adolescent's Mental Health Service (CAMHS) NHS: every mind matters Young minds Mind: information for children…

Young people’s Hub

This page has been created for young people up to 19 (or up to the age of 25 if you have additional needs) and would like to be up-to-date about matters that concern you! Here you can find useful information and guidance about being a…

Youth services

All Youth Clubs are developing alternative support offers that young people can access remotely and online, as well as telephone helplines where possible. There are many creative and educational online opportunities for young people to participate in whilst at home: Young Westminster Foundation: a hub…

Youth services, activities and play

COVID-19 / Coronavirus We have created a page to provide service updates and useful resources relating to Family Information. Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young…