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Help for New Parents in Islington

If you have just had a baby and need information about support and services available in your local area, contact Islington FIS (Family Information Service). Islington FIS helps families with children aged 0-25. Useful links for new parents 1. Registering the birth of your child 2. New…

Help to get out and about

Staying as active as you can and connecting with other people are an essential part of maintaining good health and well-being. It’s not always easy to do this on your own. This web page tells you about some of the ways you can access help…

Help us develop our services

When parents and professionals work together, recognising each other’s expert knowledge, informed decisions are made that make the best use of people’s time and money. Working together helps: Professionals understand how to develop services that meet the needs of families Parents understand complexities and challenges…

Holidays - childcare and things to do

The Family Information Service can provide a list of local playschemes to care for your children if you are working over the school holidays. Find holiday playschemes The leaflet will be updated shortly before each holiday, including half term breaks. You can use the link…

Holidays and Trips

Tourism for All (TFA) have a website with travel advice, transport information and is a useful directory that lists places to visit, accommodation to stay in and much more. Open Britain is a directory of accessible accommodation and travel in the UK. It’s available online…

Home and family

Are you worried about your family and things at home? Most families have problems at some time. This can include serious illness, a death, money problems, family members not getting on or finding it difficult to talk about problems. All this can affect you in…

Homeless, or thinking of leaving home?

If you are thinking of leaving home and want to talk to someone about it, you can contact Childline a free confidential helpline for young people T: 0800 1111. If there are problems at home and you have moved out and are homeless, there are local…

Homeless?

If you are homeless or feel you cannot continue living at your present address because of difficulties at home, get advice straight away. Living on the streets can be dangerous, there are people that can help you find somewhere safe to stay, look at the…

Homelessness

If you are homeless or are likely to be become homeless in the near future you can contact the Housing Aid team for some initial advice and assistance. You can also look in the 'Support for Homeless People' category in Links for Living for useful…

Homeworking

People work from home for all kinds of reasons doing a range of jobs across many sectors, for example admin and secretarial work, call centre work, childminding, computing, hairdressing, home tutoring, manufacturing, online sales, pet minding or product parties. More people are working from home part of…

Honours degrees

There are many types of degree including... Bachelor of Arts (BA) Bachelor of Science (BSc) Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Bachelor of Education (BEd) Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) Degrees are offered by colleges and universities in a huge range of subjects, for example: vocational, such as…

Hospitals

If you, or someone you know, needs hospital treatment or tests, you now have a wide choice as to where and when you get it. You have free choice for hospital treatment and can choose to get treatment from any NHS hospital in England and…

Housing Network

In a housing network you will live in your own home, which is usually a council or housing association flat. There will be other people living in flats nearby who are also part of the housing network.Housing networks are for people with learning disabilities who…

Housing Queries

For information about a range of housing issues, visit the Housing section of Islington's website.

Housing Repairs

If you need repairs to your home this web page gives information about who to contact to arrange repairs.Council tenantsYou can find out how to report repairs on our webpages. There are different ways to report a repair depending on who manages your property.If you…

How to make a complaint to your child's school

Follow the school’s complaints procedure - every school in England must have one. Follow these steps in order. Only move on to Step 2 if your complaint is not resolved. Step 1 - Complain in writing to the headteacher.Step 2 - Complain in writing to…

How to use the Local Offer

Following consultation with parents and carers we have organised the Local Offer in to six areas Special Educational Needs, Health, Family Support and Social Care, Becoming an Adult, Life and Leisure and Information, Advice and Support. If you click on the subject headings, you will…

How Top-Up Funding is calculated (Funding Matrix)

To make sure the way funding is allocated to children and young people with Top-Up funding is clear and fair, we have developed a local Top-Up ‘Funding Matrix’. The Matrix can be used to support decision making for the allocation of additional education funding for…

How your child with autistic spectrum condition is supported in school

Children and young people with autistic spectrum condition have different types and degrees of need that require different levels of support. If your child has an autistic spectrum condition, they may have problems with some or all of the following: Communicating with teachers, support staff…