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Youth Clubs

Youth Clubs provide a place where young people can go to learn, have fun and relax. They are for children and young people aged 11-19 years old or up to 25 years old for young people with disabilities or special needs. At the Youth Club young people…

Parent and Toddler Groups

These groups provide places where parents or carers can take 0 - 5 year olds to enjoy play activities and meet others. Parents or carers must stay with the children. The groups can also offer support and advice for parents. Like playgroups, parent/carer and toddler…

Children's Services Commissioning Strategy 2020-2022

Commissioning is the strategic activity of identifying need, allocating resources and procuring a provider to best meet that need, within available resources. Effective and intelligent commissioning enables us to procure services that deliver the priority outcomes set out in our strategic plans: those that meet the…

Wandsworth's Short Breaks Service Statement

The Wandsworth Short Breaks offer is designed to give families of children with disabilities access to a range of different short breaks opportunities.  Wherever possible we want families to be able to access their breaks without the need for further assessment. Please read the Short…

23rd Edition of the DCR Newsletter

Welcome to the 23rd edition of the DCR newsletter! The days may be shorter at this time of year, but there is still plenty to keep Disabled Children's Register (DCR) members, WAND and WAND+ card holders and their families busy.  For example, children, young people with…

SEND local offer Annual Report to August 2020

Our annual report on the the SEND local offer, from September 2019 to August 2020 is under "Downloads".  How to give us your feedback on the SEND local offer, the services and providers as well as the Local Offer website.  You can: Join our local parents' forum, Positive Parent…

What to Look For When Choosing Childcare

Choosing the right childcare to suit an individual child can seem a complex task as there are many different types of childcare available. The right childcare depends on the needs of the child as not all children are the same. The needs of the family for full-time, part-time or specialist…

Where can I use my WAND or WAND+ card?

** Please note that due to the Coronavirus Pandemic some providers have stopped discounts and concessions. Please check with them before you go. ** A list of existing concessions and which organisations are offering assistance is sent to DCR members with their WAND Card.  ("Where can…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…

Radicalisation

Welcome to the radicalisation section Here, you can find information about how to spot the signs of somebody being radicalised or is at risk of radicalisation and what to do if you suspect that somebody has been radicalised. What is radicalisation? Radicalisation is a process where a…