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Education, learning and skills

A complete list of schools in Westminster can be found here. Drawn by (left to right) Halima aged 8, Hassan aged 8, and Toyobaa aged 7The best school or educational setting for your child depends on their needs. This section of our Local Offer explains…

Emergency help with money

If you are struggling to afford the basic household items for your family, the following programmes may be able to help:

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health - Training

Here you can find out about some of the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services (EWMHS) available to support young people, their families and schools in the area. Rethink Mental Illness - Co-Production: Collective Voices Rethink Mental Illness is a non-profit organisation which supports people…

Emotional wellbeing and mental health services

Here you can find out about some of the Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services (EWMHS) available to support young people, their families and schools in the area. CAMHSChild and Adolescent Mental Health Services are for children and young people aged 0-18 and their families…

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

What is it? A benefit that’s paid if you are unable to work because of sickness or disability. Who gets it? If you can’t work because of a pregnancy-related illness and you can’t claim Statutory Sick Pay. Employment and Support Allowance can be paid until…

Enhanced SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF)

The Enhanced SEN Inclusion Fund (SENIF) is available to ensure the inclusion of children with additional needs in early education.  The Enhanced SENIF is for:  3- and 4-year olds (no matter where they live) who are taking up any number of hours of free entitlement who…

Extension of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal Trial

The Government has extended its two-year Trial of increased powers for the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal so that it is now due to end at the end of August 2020. This means that the Tribunal will continue to hear appeals relating to…

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 Lives - Young Carer Project

The Young Carer Project Offers 1 to 1 personal support from a Young Person’s Worker for young carers aged 10 - 15 years. Support is focused on the Young Carers well-being increasing the young carer’s confidence and self-esteem, reducing feelings of isolation enabling them to…

Fostering and adoption

Placements Westminster City Council shares its fostering and adoption service with the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, devoting more resources to helping find families for the children who need them.  Private fostering If you have been looking…