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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…

Get active for mental wellbeing

Being active is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental wellbeing. We think that the mind and body are separate. But what you do with your body can have a powerful effect on your mental…

Give for mental wellbeing

Most people would agree that giving to others is a good thing. On top of this, it can also improve your mental wellbeing. Small acts of kindness towards other people, or larger ones - such as volunteering in your local community - can give you a…

Give HIV the finger - a finger prick is all it takes

HIV testing is as easy as a finger prick, and the benefits are huge.  National HIV Testing Week runs from 16 to 22 November 2019 and World Aid Day takes place on 1 December 2019.  1 in 8 people don’t know that they have HIV.   …

GPs, Dentists and Hospitals for 0 to 4 years

There are a range of services that are available to everyone to help manage their health. These are called 'universal' services and include GPs, dentists, pharmacists, opticians and walk-in centres. Below are some useful links to help you find out more about universal health services.…

GPs, Dentists and Hospitals for 11 to 19 years

There are a range of services that are available to everyone to help manage their health. These are called “Universal” services and include GPs , Dentists, Pharmacists , Opticians and walk in Centres. Below are some useful links to help you find out more about…

GPs, Dentists and Hospitals for 19 to 25 years

There are a range of services that are available to everyone to help manage their health. These are called “Universal” services and include GPs , Dentists, Pharmacists , Opticians and walk in Centres. Below are some useful links to help you find out more about…

GPs, Dentists and Hospitals for 5 to 11 years

There are a range of services that are available to everyone to help manage their health. These are called “Universal” services and include GPs , Dentists, Pharmacists , Opticians and walk in Centres. Below are some useful links to help you find out more about…

Grants for students

There are a number of schemes offering financial help to students in further education. The Council administers two Education Charity Trusts for Waltham Forest students attending University or higher education.
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