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L AND Q FOUNDATION MENTORING CIRCLES EVENT

Please see our upcoming Mentoring Circles event, an opportunity for our young people to connect to CEO’s, Company Directors and Hiring Managers who are offering their employability support, to help young people aged 18-24 year olds on their journey into work. 

Launch event of the Bi-borough Sensory Support Team

Thursday the 10th October saw the launch of the new Bi-Borough Sensory Support Team for the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster.  The new Bi-Borough Sensory Support Team is the result of planning and talking to families and professionals.  The team is made up…

Launch of the Bi-Borough Sensory Impairment Service

Following the consultation and a successful recruitment process earlier this year, we are pleased to confirm that a Bi-Borough Sensory Impairment Support Service is now led by Westminster Training and Outreach Service. The service will deliver specialist visual and hearing impairment support services to children…

Local Offer Art Competition 2019 - Gallery

We are very grateful to the incredibly talented children and young people across the Bi-Borough who entered our 2019 Local Offer Art Competition. As well as beginning to see the spectacular artwork displayed throughout the Local Offer site, you can find all the entries in…

Local Offer Who's Who

Click one the departments below to find out more about the people helping to run SEND Services across Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea: Local Offer SEN Service Short Breaks Education Health Travel Care Transition Parent Forums

London police forces launch autism alert card scheme

People with autism across London will be offered new autism alert cards or passports as part of a scheme by the Metropolitcan Police, City of London Police and British Transport Police. The cards are designed to make police officers aware that a person has autism,…

Managed Budgets

A care package under a managed budget can be made up of one or many of the following (dependent on level of need): An in-house service – (e.g. St Quintin’s, Marlborough or Tresham) An activity – (e.g. swimming or horse riding) Inclusion - (e.g. Fit for…

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.…

Mediation process and procedure

Parents and young people can go through mediation following decisions made by the local authority such as: a decision not to carry out an EHC needs assessment a decision not to issue an EHC Plan a decision not to amend an EHC Plan a decision to…

Mental Health

Looking after your mental health, your mood and your emotional wellbeing is every bit as important as taking care of yourself physically. Mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder are common. One in four adults will experience some kind of mental health…