Children and families

Find childcare and support services for families. You can also view activities for children and young people aged from 0 to 18 years. For more information, visit:

Special educational needs and/or disabilities

Wandsworth's Local Offer website: find services, activities and providers for children and young people aged 0 to 25 years with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

You can also get impartial and confidential support and advice from Wandsworth Information Advice and Support Service (WIASS). 

Find out more about 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.

Safeguarding children

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.
In an emergency contact the Police on telephone number 999.

Also you could call the NSPCC Freephone Child Protection Helpline on 0808 800 5000.

Children and families: see also