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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…

Tax free childcare information for providers

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme being launched by the Government from early 2017 alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. We will update this page as and when more…

Tax Free Childcare – Parents Information

The Tax-Free Childcare offer is a new scheme launched by the Government alongside the additional 15 hours free childcare for working parents. This scheme is designed to help working families with their childcare costs. For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK With children…

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare: For full information see the factsheet 

Training and support for schools and settings

This page brings together council-commissioned training options for schools and settings in Westminster relevant to supporting children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).   View the sections below to find out more about the different training packages that are available. 

Training for Professionals

Information about all training opportunites for Early Years professionals are provided below. Please contact the Childcare and Early Education Service if you would like to advertise any training opportunites for Early Years Practitioners.

Travel Care & Support Team (or SEN Passenger Transport)

The Travel Care and Support Team commissions and manages a range of transport operators who provide transport for schools. For information about applying for travel assistance please use this link. The Travel Care team cannot accept new referrals directly from the public. However, if you…

Troubled Families

The council is taking part in the government’s Troubled Families programme 2015 to 2020. This is a cross agency programme led by Children’s Services to identify and help families with complex needs. In order to identify and support families experiencing complex difficulties, the council and partner organisations,…

Turn2Us

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. They can help you check what benefits you may be entitled to or looks for funds that might be able to give you a…

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly. Download the information below.