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Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)

If you are unemployed, or work less than 16 hours a week, you may be entitled to claim JSA while you are looking for a job. You must sign a Jobseeker’s Agreement at your local Jobcentre Plus detailing what steps you will take to find…

Junior ISA

A junior ISA is a permanently tax-free savings or investment wrapper aimed at encouraging families to save for their children's futures. Any money you put in one will be locked away until your child's 18th birthday, when it becomes their cash, and will become a…

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

The Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster (KCW) Under 5's Service

The Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster (KCW) Under 5's Service offers specialist treatment and consultation aimed at improving the wellbeing of children under five years old. Many children will have difficulties including but not limited to sleeping, being over clingy, relationship difficulties, bed wetting or…

Kick-it stop smoking service

Kick It’s stop smoking advisors 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…

Libraries

Westminster Libraries There are a 12 free public libraries based across the city offering a wide range of services, activities and events for people of all ages and different needs. Read this page for an introduction to some of the work they do for the…

The Local Healthy Schools Partnership

Healthier children do better in learning and in life. By enabling children and young people to make positive changes to their behaviour regarding health and wellbeing, schools help them reach their full potential in terms of achievement and fulfilment. They can also encourage good habits…

Local Parenting Support

Parenting can be challenging at times, but there is lots of help available if you know where to look. 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…

Mainstream schools

All children in England between the ages of 5 and 16 are entitled to a free place at a state school. State schools receive funding through their local authority or directly from the government. The most common ones are: Community schools, which are sometimes called…

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.…