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About the Greenwich Community Directory

Welcome to the Greenwich Community Directory – your online information and service directory offering: Help and advice on issues that affect you and your family including: education and early years, school services, children with disabilities, benefits and work. Local Offer: for children and young people…

Advice on disputes between parents/carers and care providers

On 20 March 2020, the Competitions and Marketing Authority (CMA) established its COVID-19 Taskforce. Its purpose is to monitor market developments in the wake of the pandemic, to identifyany commercial practices that adversely affect consumers, and to considerappropriate responses to help businesses comply with the…

COVID 19-Coronavirus Info for families of children with SEND

COVID -19  and Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) This initial list produced by the Government includes SEND resources that have been developed with a focus on accessibility and inclusivity and is based on the recommendations of: trusted organisations charities multi-academy trusts special education headteachers…

COVID-19 - Information for childcare providers

There has been lots of information regarding what financial support you can get, whether you are self employed as a childminder or a small business such as a nursery or pre-school. During these challenging times the Department for Education (DfE) is asking providers to be…

COVID-19 critical worker Childcare

If you are a critical worker (as per Government guidance) in the borough and you are in need of alternative childcare as your setting has closed, please contact Families Information Service directly via e-mail on fis@royalgreenwich.gov.uk where the team will be able to assist you…

Early Help in Royal Greenwich

The Early Help service is available for children and families in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Wherever possible, the additional needs of children, young people and their families will be met through universal early help services within the family’s community including children’s centres, community centres,…

Early Years

A children's centre is somewhere local families with young children can go to enjoy facilities and receive any needed support. The facilities and activities that are offered are designed especially for parents who may be expecting a new baby, or for those with a child under the age of…

Early Years Disability Access Fund (DAF)

What is the Disability Access Fund (DAF)? From April 2017 providers will be able to access additional funding (separate to Inclusion Funding) to support children with disabilities or SEN. The DAF aids access to early years places by, for example, supporting providers in making reasonable…

Early Years SEND Keyworker (0-3) - additional resources and information

Some parents need a helping hand to find the right care for their child who may have complex disabilities. Children aged between birth - 3 years who have complex disabilities, may be entitled to receive our support to arrange and coordinate services across health and…

Early Years Special Educational Needs (SEN) Inclusion Funding

Is your child eligible for additional funding to support them in their Early Years setting? Your child may be eligible to receive support from the Early Years SEN Inclusion Fund if they: Are in receipt of the Free Entitlement to Early Learning (FEEL) *2, 3…