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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…

Wandsworth Safeguarding Children Partnership (WSCP)

Safeguarding Children Partnerships were set up following the Children Act 2004 resulting from the Victoria Climbie enquiry, which called for new arrangements to hold people to account in organisations responsible for safeguarding children. The WSCP has a really important role in coordinating and ensuring the…

Wandsworth Strategy for Children and Young People with SEND aged 0 – 25, 2020-2024

Wandsworth Children’s Services, NHS South-West London Clinical Commissioning Group (SWLCCG) and Positive Parent Action as the Local Area partners, offer a warm welcome to the readers of our SEND Strategy 2020 – 2024. This strategy marks a significant point along our improvement journey in the…

Wandsworth WAND and WAND+ Cards Terms and Conditions of Use

By using the WAND/WAND+ card you accept the following terms; 1. The card is the property of Wandsworth Council and must be given back if requested. 2. The card is for the sole use of the person named on it and not for anyone else.…

Wandsworth's Short Breaks Service Statement

The Wandsworth Short Breaks offer is designed to give families of children and young people with disabilities access to a range of different short breaks opportunities. Wherever possible families should to be able to access their breaks without the need for further assessment. Please read the Short…

Wandsworth's WAND and WAND+ cards

WAND & WAND+ Cards  Wandsworth's WAND and WAND+ Cards indicate that the card holder: is either a Wandsworth resident or 'looked after' by Wandsworth is a member of the Disabled Children's Register (DCR) (if under 18) has a significant level of special educational needs, disabilities…

What are Wandsworth's WAND & WAND+ cards ?

The WAND Card (Wandsworth's Additional Needs Database Card) is a convenient form of ID, indicating membership of Wandsworth's Disabled Children's Register (DCR).  This can help to avoid the need for lengthy explanations when asking for any existing concessions and assistance within the borough. 1. What can I use the…

What can we do to prevent FGM and help those affected by it?

If you are worried that a child may be at risk of FGM or undergone FGM follow these steps: Child is at risk of FGM or Child has had FGM - Refer to Children’s Social Care 020 8871 6622 or 020 8871 6000 (after hours)…

What if my child needs extra help at school or has Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

If you think your child or young person may have a special educational need that has not been identified by their school or nursery, you should talk to your child’s teacher first, or ask to see the Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENCO) or Headteacher.  The SENCO…

What is Early Help?

Wandsworth's Early Help Service aims to support families where there may be potential issues arising, and help them to minimise these issues before they become more serious. There is the 'universal' offer which is available to all families, whether involved in direct early help support…