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  • Private Fostering Week 9th to 13th July 2018

    Private Fostering- Raising awareness Private Fostering week runs from the 9th to 13th July 2018 to raise awareness of private fostering and the support available for families in Westminster. Private Fostering is when a child under the age of 16 (under 18 if disabled) is…
  • Are you ready for Universal Credit?

    Universal Credit is coming to  St Marylebone Jobcentre on 20th June 2018
  • Childcare Vouchers - Extended to October 2018

    Childcare vouchers will remain open to new joiners until October 2018. Parents already using childcare vouchers can continue to do so after this date, as long as the employer continues to offer them. The tax and National Insurance exemption for workplace nurseries will also continue.
  • Have you checked your 30 hours of childcare account for 3 and 4 year olds.

    Attention Working Parents! Make sure your details are up to date. You need to do this every three months. Check your account now.
  • Update on childcare service

    We’re rolling out the childcare service to children aged under 9 on 15 January (children who become 9 on that date also qualify). All remaining eligible parents can apply from 14 February. Today, Tax-Free Childcare opens to parents whose youngest child is under 9, or…
  • Get parenting support and advice at your local Family Hub

    Children’s Centres have gone through some changes over the last year and we will now be developing three new Family Hubs in Westminster – Churchill Gardens in the south, Queen’s Park in the north west, and Church Street in the north east. These will develop…
  • NHS Go health app for young people

    The NHS has launched a new app to help young people take greater control over their health from an early age; make healthier choices and get advice and information on health issues from a trusted source when they don’t know where to go. The service…
  • Your comments and feedback on the Local Offer

    How we involve parents, young people and children in developing the Local Offer We have placed the views of parents and young people right at the heart of the development of the Local Offer and all other processes linked to the implementation of the Children…
  • Help us improve the new Local Offer

    This new Local Offer page is being constantly updated. If you feel a local service should be added or if you have any comments on the current content, please contact us at
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