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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.…

Multi-agency assessment and referral form fair processing notice

Westminster City Council is working in partnership with Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, to develop an online portal for assessment and referral into Children’s Services (Early Help referrals only in RBKC). This product is called the Multi-Agency Assessment and Referral Form (MAARF), the method…

Organisations and services offering employment support

Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES) Working Families Youth Employment Breaking Barriers

Organisations and services providing family support

Homestart Westminster Barnardos' COVID 19 Support Hub Family Lives Family Friends Action West London Total Family Coaching Citizens Advice Family Rights Group People First The A Project Families and Commuties Employment Service (FACES) Other services providing assistance and support can be found in the following…

Our 2023-2026 Children and Young People’s Plan

You can access the 2023-26 Children and Young People's Plan by clicking on the section below:

Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody

Please download our policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody below. Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody (October 2022) The Youth Offending Team (YOT) and the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Services have worked jointly to produce this…

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…

Preparing for Adulthood Protocol: information for parents / carers and professionals

What to expect as you are preparing for adulthood  Please follow this link for our Bi-borough Preparing for Adulthood Protocol, which has been developed in partnership between practitioners from Education, Health and Social Care. The Protocol provides guidance to the workforce across education and social care as…

Preparing for adulthood: how will support for parents / carers change?

When a child reaches adulthood, the way their parents or families are supported will change. To understand your level of needs and what support should be provided, the council will invite you to complete a Carer's Assessment. This is a way that you can let the adult…

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…