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MARAC - Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference on Domestic Violence – Leaflet

The conference brings together different agencies from across the borough, in order to provide a coordinated response to those at the highest risk of domestic violence. MARAC enables professionals to work together to ensure the safety of people living in Wandsworth who are at the…

NSPCC: Ending Female Genital Mutilation

The following video has been made independently to reflect the experiences of a children who have undergone FGM. Please note some of the content is disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised. <p></p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" style="width:425px; height:344px;" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/04qAO5ZzZdY?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/04qAO5ZzZdY?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0" /><param value="transparent" /></object> The NSPCC FGM helpline is…

Parent and Toddler Groups

These groups provide places where parents or carers can take 0 - 5 year olds to enjoy play activities and meet others. Parents or carers must stay with the children. The groups can also offer support and advice for parents. Like playgroups, parent/carer and toddler…

Postnatal Depression

The ‘baby blues’ The ‘baby blues’ describes feelings of tearfulness, anxiety and irritability that many women experience 3 or 4 days after giving birth. These feelings are common and usually only last for a few days. Postnatal depression Around 1 in 10 mothers develop postnatal…

Private Fostering - Identification table

The law states that the local authority must be informed about all private fostering situations. The parents, carer and ay professional who knows about the arrangement are legally required to inform the authority’s children’s service giving details about the arrangement.  Definition of a close relative…

Somebody Else's Child: A video guide to private fostering

The following video has been made independently and offers a a guide to private fostering for professionals working with children. <iframe width="425" height="344" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dAgI2qrdyxE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> More information For advice or information about private fostering arrangements, please contact the team…

Speech and Language Drop-In Advice Sessions

The Speech and Language Therapy Service provide drop-in advice sessions across the Borough.Sessions are mainly for families who would like advice or who have any concerns about their child's speech or language development.For more information and leaflets, please see the documents under 'Downloads'. Telephone: 07760 396…

Sports Services in Schools

Targeted support for PE Pupil Premium. CPD and training via PE Forum. Support for school sports competitions and events. Contact Peter Freeman, Sports and Physical Activity Manager on 020 8871 8390 or email pfreeman@wandsworth.gov.uk Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us: thrivewandsworth@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk 020 8871…

The Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group

The Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group is a group of GP’s who are responsible for designing local health services. Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is responsible for planning, commissioning or ‘buying’ and monitoring health services for the people who live in the borough, including: Rehabilitation care…

Wandsworth Early Help Clusters

Early Help services in Wandsworth are delivered from three cluster hubs around the borough. The clusters are: Battersea Roehampton Tooting Each cluster is made up of multi-disciplinary teams who work with children and young people (and their families) aged 0-19 years old, and up to…