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Duke of Edinburgh Award

The award is recognised by employers and training organisations. Taking part will enhance your CV and college/university applications. If your school or college is not running the award, an open award group is running in Leytonstone for bronze and silver groups. If you are interested…

Eating disorders

An eating disorder is when you have an unhealthy attitude to food, which can take over your life and make you ill. It can involve eating too much or too little, or becoming obsessed with your weight and body shape. But there are treatments that…

Free contraception services

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

Grants for students

There are a number of schemes offering financial help to students in further education.

Involving young people

Waltham Forest Council works with young people from the Young Advisors charity and the Youth Independent Advisory Group to involve its young residents in local decision making and improving services.

My Wellbeing Plan

Welcome to Waltham Forest's health and wellbeing planner. My Wellbeing Plan is an easy to use online tool which allows you to create a plan of action to boost your family's wellbeing and make positive changes. Your plans can be as long or short as…

Summer Holiday Activity Programme 2018

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…

Waltham Forest Young Carers Project

The Young Carers Project supports children and young people who give regular care to a parent, carer or sibling with a disability, mental health needs, drug or alcohol dependency, or other needs. About you: are you between 6 and 18 years-old and living in Waltham…

Young people

Get information on services and programmes for young people in the borough. Includes early help services for young people who need support to deal with issues that are affecting them early on before they get worse, and how our Youth Offending Service (YOS) works with young…

Youth offending service

Waltham Forest Youth Offending Service (YOS) is a team made up of professionals from different organisations such as: police officers youth justice officers family and opportunity development workers social workers probation officers health and education specialists We work together with young people and their families…
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