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Stalking and harassment

If you want to move away from this page quickly, click on change page. The link will take you to the council tax section of this website. What is the definition of stalking and harassment? There is no one definition for either stalking or harassment. Stalking…

Stay 2 Play: free sessions for two-year-olds

Bring your child to a free Stay 2 Play session and join in the fun yourself. Each two-hour session supports your child’s learning through playing with other children alongside their parents or carers. A range of stimulating activities are available at the sessions allowing your…

Staying independent with dementia

Being diagnosed with dementia will have a big impact on your life. You and your family may worry about how long you can care for yourself, particularly if you live alone. People with dementia can remain independent for some time, but will need support from…

Step 1 SEND support: Special educational needs support plans

On this page you can find out about the support available for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). Most children with SEND will have their needs met in mainstream early-years ‘settings’ (such as nurseries and pre-schools), schools and colleges, and…

Stoptober 2018

Stoptober is back with a quit that’s right for you! The council is backing Stoptober and calling on our residents to take part in the 28-day Stoptober challenge to quit smoking for 28 days this October. The best way to quit is with expert help…

Strategic Partnership Boards

The Strategic Partnership Unit spans across the four strategic partnership boards to help them work together and improve outcomes for residents.  The four partnership boards are: Health and Wellbeing Board Safeguarding Adults Board SafetyNet – our Community Safety Partnership Waltham Forest Safeguarding Children Board The…

Street harassment

There is no standardized definition for street harassment (yet). Our working definition (updated March 2015) is: Gender-based street harassment is unwanted comments, gestures, and actions forced on a stranger in a public place without their consent and is directed at them because of their actual…

Stroke

A stroke is a serious life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. The sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is likely to happen.…

Sugar and Healthier Foods Declaration

We are proud to have signed the Healthier Foods and Sugar Reduction Declaration. The initiative promotes public sector commitment to improve the availability of healthier food and to reduce the availability and marketing of unhealthy food and drinks. As part of the declaration, we pledge…

Support and advice for carers

There are many different sources of advice and support for carers in Waltham Forest.  To find out if you’re eligible for support you can first visit Carers UK for a breakdown of the eligibility criteria.
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