Children and families
Find childcare and support services for families. You can also view activities for children and young people aged from 0 to 20 years. For more information, visit:
Special Educational needs and/or disabilities
The Local Offer: view services for children and young people, 0 to 25 years.
You can get impartial and confidential support and advice if you are a parent or carer who has a child with special educational needs (SEN). Find out more about special educational needs and / or disabilities (SEND).
Oakdene is a residential care unit that provides overnight short breaks for children and young people aged 5 to 18 with learning and/or physical disabilities. Read the Oakdene Statement of Purpose.
If someone is harming you there are lots of places you can get help. If something is worrying or making you scared it's important to talk to someone you trust.
Find out more about child protection and safeguarding.
Need to talk to someone?
If you are being abused or you are worried that a child/young person is at risk of being abused or neglected contact:
- Telephone: 020 8871 6622
- Outside of normal office hours (after 5pm weekdays or on weekends): 020 8871 6000.
Also you could call the NSPCC Freephone Child Protection Helpline on 0808 800 5000.