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Forced Marriage – Leaflet

This leaflet is produced by Wandsworth Council’s Community Safety Unit. The leaflet contains advice on what to do if you or someone you know is at risk of a forced marriage. The leaflet contains specific information on: What is a forced marriage? What is the difference…

Get MMR for your child, parents urged

Wandsworth’s director of public health has urged parents to make sure their children have had the MMR jab, following an outbreak of measles in South Wales. Houda al Sharifi warns that the outbreak could easily spread to London and cause more infections in Wandsworth. London…

Guidance for professionals - domestic violence or abuse / forced marriage

This guidance is for professionals who come into contact with people who have experienced violence or abuse. Other documents include: First Response - guidance for professionals Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage Forced Marriage Protection Orders The Right to Choose: Multi-agency statutory guidance…

Holidays in Wandsworth

Want to know what's on during the holidays in and around Wandsworth? Our online directory has all the answers you need. It has a list of activities taking place, but please make sure to contact the organisers before attending so you can book your space and also to…

Information for dads

Support in Wandsworth for Dads, granddads and all other male carers Dads, granddads and all other male carers have a key role to play in supporting their child’s development. To help men gain confidence in themselves, there are a range of parenting groups and services…

LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer)

A guide to managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children. Every Local Authority has a statutory responsibility to have a Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) who is responsible for co-ordinating the response to concerns that a member of staff or volunteer who works with children may have…

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…

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…

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 unders 'Downloads'. Telephone: 07760 396 248…