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Housing

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Supported Housing Refers to accommodation and support provided by organisations with expertise in supporting people to improve their life skills and opportunities. A referral for supported housing for the young person will need be made via the care management team…

How can you safeguard children from sexting?

More and more children and teens are engaging in or being affected by sexting. With moreyoung people having access to phones and social media accounts, it is becoming easier forthem to send and receive explicit messages and images. There has been a rise in the…

Hungry Little Minds - campaign toolkit

Improving early communication, language and literacy development is a key priority for the government and a cornerstone of building a country that works for everyone. Some of the poorest children in the UK start school months behind their peers and the gap can grow through…

Immunisations and vaccinations

If you're not sure whether you or your child have had all your routine vaccinations, ask your GP or practice nurse to find out for you. It may be possible to catch up later in life. A checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the…

Information for professionals and practitioners

Welcome to the Westminster Family Information Service (FIS) 'Information for professionals' page. In this platform, you will be able to access information about programmes, services, referrals and topics which may be relevant to you. Please have a look at the different sections below:         …

Keeping children safe online

This leaflet gives information about how to keep your child safe online. How can you safeguard children from sexting? SafeCall Internet Safety Guides

Kick-it stop smoking service

Kick It’s stop smoking advisers can provide you with six, free, weekly sessions of help and support to get you through the hardest part of quitting. You can expect top quality advice on medications that can help you (which you’ll get on prescription) along with…

Local Parenting Support

Parenting can be challenging at times, but there is  help available. Useful links The links below provide examples of some additional support for parents and their children. Ace-ed provide independent advice to parents/carers of children in state-funded schools who are experiencing difficulties such as bullying, SEN,…

Maternity Grant

Sure Start Maternity Grant The Sure Start Maternity Grant is a one-off payment of £500 for each baby that does not have to be repaid. If you need help with the cost of buying essential items for a new baby, this grant could help you.…

Money Advice Service

Free and impartial money advice, set up by government, providing  Advice and guides to help improve your finances Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead Support over the phone and online