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Help and support for people with dementia

A dementia diagnosis can come as a shock to the person with the condition and those around them. However, there are sources of help and support for everyone involved. It's natural to worry about the future, but it's important to remember that you're not alone.…

Help with childcare costs

There are a number of schemes and support available to help parents pay for the cost of childcare.

Help with using the internet

If you feel you need help to use the internet, then you’re not alone. One in nine people in the borough don’t have access to the internet, or don’t know how to use it. We think that everybody in Waltham Forest should have access to…

Help your baby enjoy new foods

Once your baby is eating solids it's important to give them as many different healthy foods as you can.   This way they're more likely to keep eating them as they grow up. It's a great habit to get into, and one that will hopefully…

Help your baby learn to talk

0-6 months 6-12 months 12-18 months 18-24 months 2-3 years 0-6 months Hold your baby close and look at them as you talk to them. Babies love faces and will watch you and respond as you talk Chat about what you are doing as you feed,…

Helping your baby to sleep

Some babies sleep much more than others. Some sleep for long periods, others in short bursts. Some soon sleep through the night, while some don't for a long time. Your baby will have their own pattern of waking and sleeping, and it's unlikely to be…

Hepatitis day 2019

290 million people across the world don’t know they are living with viral hepatitis and are at risk of liver damage as a result. Are you one of the missing millions? London Borough of Waltham Forest and Barts Sexual Health teams are joining forces with…

Higher education

Higher education is a term that covers all types of qualification at Level 4 and above. This includes: university degrees (BA or BSc) Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) foundation degrees If you’re a care leaver and you go on to study at university, you may be…

Holiday activity programme - Summer

Here you can find a complete listing of exciting activities and events that are running in Waltham Forest throughout the Summer break. There really is something for everyone including amazing arts and crafts, dazzling dramatics and outdoor adventures. We have: FREE family sessions for 5…

Home and housing

Get advice and support on an array of matters including adapting your home to stay safe and mobile, finding the right sheltered housing or care home, and benefits you could claim for financial support.
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