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Children and young people with disabilities: guidance and support

Support for children and young people with disabilities If you feel that you need support we will need to complete an assessment. A duty social worker will visit you and your family/parents in your home to complete this assessment. They need to meet with you to find…

Children's Coronavirus fact sheet

Children's Corona Virus Fact Sheet

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…

Disabled Children's Register

What is the Disabled Children's Register? The register is a database that holds information about children and young people with disabilities and special needs who live in the City of Westminster.   Why do we have a register and what is it used for? The…

Disclosure and Barring Service DBS checks for childcare providers

This factsheet sets out Ofsted’s position on Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks for childcare providers who register with Ofsted.

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…

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: Site:              Hatching Dragons Westminster Job title:        SEN PractitionerHours:           Full-TimeSalary: …

Early Years Virtual Conference - 25th February 2022

Are you an Early Years professional? Did you know that the Bi-borough Early Education and Childcare Service (BBEECS) is delivering a virtual conference as part of their continuing professional development (CPD) training offer? To book your place, visit: BBEECS Early Years Conference 2022 Tickets, Fri…

Emergency help with money

If you are struggling to afford the basic household items for your family, the following programmes may be able to help: