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Food and hygiene facts

People, pets and food are the main carriers of germs into the home. Once in, germs can get everywhere. Find out where germs lurk in your home. It makes for uncomfortable reading and may prompt you to want to know more about preventing germs from spreading. Kitchen…

Foods to avoid giving your baby

Salt Babies shouldn't eat much salt, as it isn't good for their kidneys. Don't add salt to your baby's food and don't use stock cubes or gravy, as they're often high in salt. Remember this when you're cooking for the family, if you plan to give the same food…

Forced Marriage

What is a forced marriage? A forced marriage is where one (or both) of the spouses does not want to get married and is forced or coerced into it. In cases where someone has disabilities, they may not have the capacity to consent to marry.…

Fostering and adoption

Fostering a child is an exciting and highly rewarding experience for anyone wanting to make a difference to the life of a child or young person. Our fostering pages tell you all about fostering with us. If you can offer a child a permanent, caring and…

Fostering in Waltham Forest

Fostering a child is an exciting and highly rewarding experience for anyone wanting to make a difference to the life of a child or a young adult. Thinking of fostering with Waltham Forest?Make an enquiry or register online and one of our team will contact…

Free contraception services

How to get free contraception in Waltham Forest, including condoms and the morning after pill.

Free early education and childcare

All three and four year olds and some two year olds are entitled to a certain amount of free early education and childcare. This is also known as the Free Early Education Entitlement or FEEE which is funded by the government. All children aged three…

Free early education and childcare for three and four year olds

All three and four-year olds are currently entitled to 15 hours a week of free childcare (this is called Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE). In addition, some working parents will be eligible to receive 30 hours of free childcare per week. Read more information about…

Free early education and childcare for two year olds

Almost half of all two year olds in Waltham Forest can get up to 15 hours a week of free early education and childcare.

Further Education (FE) colleges

A further education college is where you can study: a vocational qualification an academic qualification Academic qualifications An academic qualification prepares you for higher education. It can include courses such as A Levels, BTECs and HND. Waltham Forest College offers a range of courses. Vocational…
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