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Early years support in the home

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Early Support Service Early Support is a key working service available to families caring for children (aged 0-5) with a complex disability requiring them to be in contact with a wide range of health and social care professionals. It provides…

Early Years vacancies

Below you can find information about settings that currently advertise vacancies: Abbots Manor Nursery: We currently have places for children on the 2yr offer and 3yrs olds. Abbots Manor Nursery offer morning and afternoon places 9:00am to 12:00pm & 13:00pm to 16:00pm.  (16.11.2021)

Emergency childcare

When you have young children it's not a case of if you have a breakdown in your usual childcare but when. As a parent of nursery age children, you need a backup plan for when your usual childcare arrangements fall through. After all, friends and family are not always available…

Fair processing notice for 2 year old funding

This privacy notice explains to parents and carers how their personal information will be collected and shared by Westminster City Council to process applications for 2 year old funding. Westminster City Council are the Data Controllers of this information and we will use this information in…

Family Hubs

Family Hubs provide support for parents/carers and their children, and young people up to the age of 19 (or to 25 for those with special educational needs and disabilities). At Westminster Family Hubs you can find friendly, experienced and qualified staff who can assist you with…

Family Information Service (FIS) Newsletters

Here you will find copies of our Family Information Service Newsletters: FIS newsletter spring 2022 edition FIS newsletter winter 2021 edition FIS newsletter autumn 2021 edition FIS newsletter summer 2021 edition FIS newsletter spring 2021 edition  FIS newsletter winter 2020 edition  FIS newsletter autumn 2020…

Family Information Service updates: COVID-19

We have created this page to share resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people.  We will add any relevant updates from specific services as they become available.  If your service would like to update this…

Grandparents as childcarers

Grandparents sometimes decide to care for their grandchildren. On the following link you can learn about National Insurance (NI) credits if you are caring for a family member under the age of 12: Specified Adult Childcare credits: fact sheet - GOV.UK  In addition: Looking after…

Grandparents as childminders

Grandparents sometimes decide to care for non-related children as well as their own grandchildren. For grandparents, this decision can mean an extra source of income and professional development. For parents, this can provide extra comfort in the knowledge that their child’s carer will get continued…

The Healthy Early Years programme and award scheme

Healthy Early Years London Programme  Healthy Early Years London is an awards scheme sponsored by the Mayor of London. The scheme supports and recognises achievements in child health, wellbeing and education in early years settings. It can help to address areas such as oral health,…