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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,…

Healthy lifestyles: Live Well

Have a healthy lifestyle is the easiest way to maintain a good level of health and fitness. Incorporating activity into your day, eating a balanced diet and not smoking or excessive drinking of alcohol. Top tips and more information to help you live a healthy…

Healthy Start

Healthy Start Healthy start is a national programme which provide weekly free vouchers for low income families with children under four, to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins. You may be…

Help for Self Employed

Here are some useful links for self-employed, and these links offer guidance on how to access financial help from the Government. Self Employment & Universal Credit https://www.gov.uk/self-employment-and-universal-credit Employment & Support Allowance https://www.gov.uk/employment-support-allowance Covid-19 Small Business Government Grant https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-get-the-government-3000-coronavirus-grant-2549866/ Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan https://smallbusiness.co.uk/how-do-i-apply-for-a-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-2549863/ Citizen’s Advice…

Helpful information when choosing a childminder

Below you can access useful information about childminders: A childminder is a person providing care for one or more children aged between birth and 18, to whom they are not related, for reward, in someone’s home (usually their own). They are allowed to care for…

Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF)

The Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) is a Department for Education (DfE) initiative that provides activity and food provision for children aged 4-16 eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) during the Easter, Summer and Christmas Holidays. Programmes Information about activities and programmes available in…

Holiday clubs and playschemes

Holiday clubs and playschemes provide safe and stimulating play opportunities for school age children at times when schools are not open. Normally, these can offer a wide range of activities such as sports, outdoor and indoor games, arts, crafts and drama. These typically cater for children…

Holiday playschemes

Holiday clubs and playschemes Note: Breakfast and after school clubs might be running at a reduced capacity, or might not be running at the present time due to COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Contact the yoru child's school or provider directly for more information or check out the…

Housing

Drawn by Nico, age 6 Supported Housing Refers to accommodation and support provided by organisations with expertise in supporting people to improve their life skills and opportunities. A referral for supported housing for the young person will need be made via the care management team…

How can you safeguard children from sexting?

More and more children and teens are engaging in or being affected by sexting. With moreyoung people having access to phones and social media accounts, it is becoming easier forthem to send and receive explicit messages and images. There has been a rise in the…