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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…

Frequently asked questions about children's development

Here are some frequently asked questions about the development or progress of babies, children and young people, and who to ask for help.   <a href="#question1">My child is under 5 years old, not at school, nursery or playgroup. I have concerns about their development/progress. ?</a>…

GDPR and the DCR, WAND and WAND+ card holders

The General Data Protection Regulation or "GDPR" – what does it mean for the information we hold about DCR, WAND and WAND+ members? Organisations (like the Local Authority) must manage data that we hold about individuals, keep records about what information we have, why we…

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…

Get Set GO 2020! CANCELLED

In light of the developing situation, we have regretfully taken the decision to postpone Get SeT GO! until a later date. Get Set GO 2020! Next steps into Adulthood for young people, aged 14-25 with all kinds of special needs and disabilities (SEND).   This annual free…

Getting Out More in 2019 Survey

The forum held on 3 December, focused on how we can all help young people with SEND find strategies to stay safe and feel able to get out and about more in 2019.  We held it on International Disability Day as helping young people with…

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…

Guide to Early Help Processes

This handbook is written for frontline operational managers, but the processes and policies will be of use to all staff working with and supporting children, young people and their families. The guidance explains the framework, practice tools and processes that are used to support integrated working…

Guide to Short Breaks-Activities for children, young people and their families

Short breaks are intended to give parents and carers of children with disabilities and special needs the chance to have a “break” from their caring responsibilities, to rest, spend time with their other children, or to enjoy a leisure activity themselves. The Guide to Short…

Healthy eating -YouTube clip

It’s good for children to develop regular mealtime habits in preparation for starting school. Watch the short film below to find out more about healthy eating. For more information and leaflets, please click on the useful downloads on the right. <p></p><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" style="width:425px; height:344px;" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TmpwgD_la2k?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TmpwgD_la2k?version=3&amp;hl=en_GB&amp;rel=0" /><param…