If you or a family member has previously served in the armed forces, are currently serving or are serving reservists there is support available to you in Westminster.
Westminster City Council's Armed Forces Champion, Cllr Rachael Robathan, works with local partners to ensure our services respond directly to the needs of our armed forces community.
Your local London Hive information blog provides a wide range of information designed for the armed forces community and is also your route to accessing the Hive information support officer.
Advice on benefits and other finance matters is provided by our Information and advice services. In addition, the Benefits and Money Advice Service provides dedicated advice for the serving and ex-serving community, and their dependents.
There are a number of organisations that provide employment support for the armed forces community.
When registering with your local GP make sure to let them know your armed forces background. All veterans are entitled to priority access to NHS hospital care for any condition as long as it's related to your service, regardless of whether or not you receive a war pension.
School admissions can be difficult to navigate from a foreign base or even just a different borough. Our School Admissions Team can provide advice and assistance for parents, and carers about all aspects of school admissions.
The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) is a government service which provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children.
In Westminster we have numerous sport and leisure activities designed for young people. Young people aged 8-19 can enjoy free activities every week, all year.
Our local Children Centres provide services for children aged 0 to 5 years and their families including childcare, family support and health services.
Our Family Information Service (FIS) offers free, impartial information for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (up to 25 years for those with additional needs).