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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…

Care Leavers

This leaflet tells you about the support we have in Royal Greenwich for you as a care leaver.Just because you are leaving care, or have already left care, it doesn’tmean that we have stopped caring about you. We want to make sure that you feel…

Carers & Carers Assessments

What is a carer? A carer is "a person of any age, adult or child, who provides unpaid support to a partner, child, relative or friend who couldn't manage to live independently or whose health or wellbeing would deteriorate without this help. This could be…

Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing

This page aims to give you information about what help and support is avaible in Royal Greenwich for children and young people.  Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people. They include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, and are often a…

COVID 19- Coronavirus Info for Families with 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…

Dentistry for children and adults with special care needs

Treatment or advice is offered to patients referred to us by their own dentist, GP, or other healthcare professional. We also offer screening in special need schools and care homes, oral health promotion and specialist treatment for gum conditions. You need to be referred to…

Disability Access Fund (DAF) Early Years Special Educational Needs (SEN) Inclusion Funding - Children’s Services

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…

DSActive

DSActive provides sporting opportunities for people with Down's syndrome. When: Wednesdays  Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm Where: Shooters Hill Lawn Tennis Club, SE18 3DA Cost: £5 per person per session For more information please contact head coach Phil Layfield: headcoach@shltc.info or contact Emma O'Connor: emma.oconnor@downs-syndrome.org.uk

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

Your child can receive support from the Early Years Inclusion Team if they have an identified or emerging complex special educational need/disability and are a Greenwich resident aged 2-5yrs who attends an early education or care setting that is in the Private, Voluntary or Independent…