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Resources for children and young people whilst on lockdown

Following the Government's announcement about new social distancing measures, why not try these useful resources:

SafeCall

SafeCall is a scheduled telephone call to children who are referred to us by professionals working with them. They will be offered a non-judgemental, safe space to talk about their experiences in confidence. We will reassure them that there is a way out, support them…

Safer Internet Day 2021

Information for parents/carers Safer Internet Day 2021 was celebrated globally on Tuesday 9th February 2021 with the slogan “Creating an internet we trust”, the day provides a fantastic opportunity to engage with children about their digital lives.  To help you talk to your children about having a positive and safe…

Sexual Health

Sex is part of many young adults’ lives and this is perfectly normal. It's also perfectly normal if you have chosen not to have sex - you don't have to until you feel fully ready. No-one has the right to try and convince you otherwise…

ShortBreaks is on Social Media

Good news!!! Short Breaks is now on various different social media platforms. Please see out Short Breaks Social Media accounts Flyer. For all latest news and centre (Tresham & St Quintin) updates, don't forget to like/follow us on our Twitter page! For more information regarding…

Support for more vulnerable young carers

Young Carers  A Young Carer is child or young person aged 5 - 18 years old, who hassignificant caring role for another person who suffers from physical disability, mental health problems, substance misuse or any other debilitating or long term illness. A Young Carer becomes vulnerable when…

Thinking about the future?

For students from Year 9 onwards who may be thinking about higher education or are interested but do not know much about it, there is a new website to get a flavour of what it would be like to continue studying. There are short, fun…

Visiting Family Hubs

Our Family Hub buildings remain open and we are providing support to families in a range of safe ways. If you need some support please contact 020 7641 5923 or email bessboroughfamilyhub@westminster.gov.uk. If you go through to our answerphone please leave a message including your phone number and…

Volunteering

Make a difference today and join Team Westminster where you can donate your time to help people and good causes. There are many ways to volunteer with Team Westminster. Find a volunteering opportunity on our new volunteering website. Team Westminster Social Action Fit volunteering around…

Westminster Libraries

Covid-19 Update Westminster’s libraries are open ready to keep your family entertained with a wealth of free resources available online. eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eAudiobooks can all be accessed for free with your Westminster library card, including special eResources for children and young people. If you’re not already…