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Westminster Early Years clusters

Next Cluster Meeting dates: Monday 30th November 2020                 WCC North East Cluster  3:30 – 4:30pm​ Tuesday 1st December 2020                   WCC North West Cluster  3:30 – 4:30pm  

What are children's centres and family hubs?

Children’s centres and Family hubs are there to support mum, dad and their children including grandparents and carers caring for children, with friendly, experienced and qualified staff on hand to assist you with making choices and using services. These are great places for families and…

What is a Family Hub?

Family Hubs In RBKC a Family Hub is not about trying to locate as many different services into one building, but it is a way to bring different types of support together for families to help resolve their issues. To ensure that that support is…

What is the Quality and Outcomes Framework?

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is a way the NHS rewards GPs for delivering good practice. It works by rating GP performance in several key areas related to quality care and health outcomes. For example, GP practices gain points for keeping a list of…

What to expect, when? Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage

How to use this guide The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) sets out the learning and development stages for children as they grow from birth to five years. For those working in the early years - whether in a nursery, pre-school, a childminder or…

Wheelchair Service User Feedback Online Group

AJM Healthcare provide NHS wheelchair services for both Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea and are really keen to hear from service users about their experiences of wheelchair services. They run regular forums and their next one is scheduled for Wednesday 4th November at 11.30am and…

Who we are and what we do

We are a team of youth workers working in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC). We offer a variety of youth work support including Detached (street-based) sessions Outreach (helping children and young people to access provision in youth centres and elsewhere) One to…

Windrush Day

HMT Windrush as it sailed into Tilbury DocksWindrush Day is on 22nd June and celebrates the arrival of HMT Windrush, which brought people from various Caribbean islands, who had been encouraged by the British government to live and work in the UK after the end…

Within my reach (Family Lives)

Within My Reach (Family Lives)Our new ‘Within My Reach’ course for separated parents can help if your relationship with your ex-partner feels stressful or communicating with each other frequently ends in conflict.Find more information in the link below: 'Within my reach' leaflet' 

Working in an Early Years Setting

Would you like to work with children aged from 0-5 years old? Do you like the idea of supporting children’s development and learning? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications? Would you like to be part of a professional team with opportunities for training…

Working in Early Years and childcare

Working in the Early Years and Childcare sector is high on the Government's plan to meet the needs of families across Westminster. Here you will find essential information on working in the childcare sector. See FAQs below and also visit our setting up a childcare…

A workshop on health and wellbeing

A workshop on health and wellbeing, coping during Covid and preparing for education, employment and training: Identifying what mental health is Coping techniques to support low moods/anxiety Preparing for employment, education or training Who are Targeted Prevention Team (TPT)  team and how they can support…

Worried about a child?

If you are worried that a child or young person is at immediate risk, please contact the assessment and access team immediately at: Tel: 020 7361 3013  Out of Hours - Emergency Duty Team 5pm – 9am and weekends on  020 7373 2227 Email: socialservices@rbkc.gov.uk Note: If…

Young carers

Drawn by Kylie, age 7 Are you under 18 and looking after someone in your family who is ill or disabled? This may be a parent, a brother or sister or a grandparent. Maybe you help by staying at home a lot to be there…

Young parent

Please find below useful information and services that can offer support if you are a young parent: Parents to be and under 5s NHS: teen pregnancy Total Family Coaching Future Men: fatherhood

Young people with SEND

This page is being developed and more details will be available very soon.

Young people's health and wellbeing

This section aims to provide you with information and guidance to help support your health and wellbeing: Emotional wellbeing and mental health Sexual health Drugs and alcohol issues: getting help

Young people's hub

Welcome to our Young People's hub! If you are a young person up to the age of 19 (or up to the age of 25 if you have additional needs) and would like to be up-to-date about matters that concern you, this is the place…

Young people's mental health and wellbeing

In this section you will be able to find information and guidance for supporting your mental health, including organisations that can offer help: If you need urgent help Supporting emotional wellbeing during school closure Child and Adolescent's Mental Health Service (CAMHS) NHS: every mind matters…

Young people's safety and social care

This section aims to provide advice and useful information to keep safe or if you think you might be at risk: Drugs and alcohol issues: getting help Being safe online Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) Detached and Outreach Team Leaving home Young carers support Assessing your…

Young people's sexual health

Please find below information and guidance with regards to your sexual health: Chelsea Westminster Hospital services CNWL Sexual health services Kensington and Chelsea sexual health

Your directory listings

Registering and managing your listing Terms and conditions of use Should you have any queries, please contact the Family Information Service team

Youth clubs

Here you can find information about youth clubs in the borough: Rugby Portobello youth club Harrow youth club Dalgarno youth programme Earl Court youth club Baraka Community Association Al-Manaar youth development innitiative

Youth services

All Youth Clubs are developing alternative support offers that young people can access remotely and online, as well as telephone helplines where possible. There are several creative and educational online opportunities for young people to participate in whilst at home. The Harrow Club: creative activities…

Youth services, activities and play

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Updates and Resources Please click here to access the page We want our directory to be as helpful and easy-to-use as possible. All feedback from parents, professionals and young people is invaluable. Help us to continue to improve this website by…
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