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Guidance for parents on the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)

Children and young people come to the attention of Waltham Forest children’s services for a number of reasons: Concerns may be raised about a child who is at risk of abuse, neglect, involved in gang behaviour or at risk of child sexual exploitation (CSE) and…

Guidance to your child’s learning and development

What to expect, when? A parents guide is a booklet that has been designed to help parents/carers find out more about how their child is learning and developing during their first five years. Children develop more rapidly during the first five years of their lives than…

Guide to the Local Offer

To help you get the most out of the Local Offer, we have compiled this guide to using the site which includes the site structure, navigating the site and some top tips.

Guide to threshold and practice: information for professionals

A guide to thresholds and practice for working with children and families in Waltham Forest. We have developed a single front door into early help and children's social care. If a child is at immediate risk of harm please use the emergency number 999 or…

Harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people

Problematic and harmful sexual behaviour can involve one or more children engaging in sexual discussions or acts that are inappropriate for their age or stage of development. These can range from using sexually explicit words and phrases to full penetrative sex with other children or…

Health and wellbeing

Guidance and advice on dealing with long term conditions, planning for and having a child, coping with mental health issues and living a healthier more balanced lifestyle. Scroll down the page to access advice and guidance on all health and wellbeing matters.

Health and Wellbeing Board

Waltham Forest Health and Wellbeing Board was set up in 2013 and is a partnership between leaders from the health and care system, democratically elected members and patient representatives. The HWBB works with the Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group and public health team to help…

Health for 0 to 4 year olds

In Waltham Forest; health services are purchased or commissioned by Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (WFCCG). WFCCG is led by local GPs and is a part of the National Health Service. The CCG plans and buys healthcare services on behalf of residents of Waltham Forest…

Health for 11 to 19 year olds

In Waltham Forest; health services are purchased or commissioned by Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (WFCCG). WFCCG is led by local GPs and is a part of the National Health Service. The CCG plans and buys healthcare services on behalf of residents of Waltham Forest…

Health for 19 to 25 year olds

In Waltham Forest; health services are purchased or commissioned by Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (WFCCG). WFCCG is led by local GPs and is a part of the National Health Service. The CCG plans and buys healthcare services on behalf of residents of Waltham Forest…
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