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Children and families

Advice and support for families in Westminster.

Family Information Service

A free, impartial information service for parents and carers of children and young people.

City Lions

Exclusive access to Westminster’s most inspiring cultural organisations for 13 to 16 year olds.

Safeguarding children

Protecting children from abuse and neglect, and creating an environment where they feel safe and healthy.


Find out about the schools offer in Westminster.

Early Help

Find out about extra support for families in Westminster.

School holiday events, activities and support

Find information about events, activities and other support for children, young people and their families.

Children's social care

See how we can help if you are worried about the wellbeing of a child or young person.

Parenting groups and courses

We run a number of free courses and groups to support parents in a range of venues across Westminster.

How our children's service uses information

Find out how we use information about children and young people to carry out specific functions for which we are responsible.  

Change4Life Westminster

Tips and ideas to help families and children make healthier changes

Support for private foster carers

If you think you are in a private fostering arrangement you must tell us.

Free school meals

Find out how to apply for free school meals for children that attend school in Westminster.

Young carers

Information for young people with caring responsibilities.

Strep A and Scarlet Fever, what you need to know

Information about Strep A and what to do if you suspect your child may have an Strep A infection.