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Keeping safe at home

Information and advice on home security, fire safety and how to stay warm this winter.

Learning and employment

Guidance on volunteering, education or training opportunities in the local area and help to secure employment if you have a learning difficulty or mental health problem.

Living with incontinence

Follow our tips on how to cope with the daily challenges of living with incontinence. Enjoy good sex Prepare for local trips How to look after your skin What to take on holiday How to manage incontinence at work Fight depression with talking therapy Enjoy good sex…

Local Area Coordination: helping you stay safe and independent

If you are an older person, a carer, or have a disability or mental health needs, our local area coordinators can help you to stay safe, well, resilient and independent. They do this by putting you in touch with local groups and organisations that can help…

Local Offer

Welcome to the Local Offer The Local Offer is a guide to all the services for children and young people in Waltham Forest with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged from birth to 25 years. Local Area SEND revisit Read the results of the The…

Local Offer post 16 pathway videos

The Disability Enablement Service have co-produced eleven videos with young people and their parents. These videos aim to provide you with an insight into the variety of options that are available to you when you leave school. Souhila, Hari, Aiden, Rupini, Jess, Ahsan, Nawal, Chris,…

Long term conditions

We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people with long term conditions in Waltham Forest. Conditions such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease affect many people in the borough and there has been a strong rise of tuberculosis in the UK, particularly…

Looked after children

Looked after children are children who are cared for by their local council. By law, we must look after children who cannot live with their families. This can be for a number of reasons. However, this is generally due to a voluntary agreement by the…

Looking after someone with dementia

If you have dementia, or you are looking after someone who has dementia, you are likely to face many practical issues in your daily life. People with dementia can feel vulnerable as their condition progresses and they increasingly rely on other people to do things…
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