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Services for disabled children in Islington

Islington's Disabled Children's Services are made up of teams of education, health and social care professionals working together to support disabled children and their families. You can find full details of the support services available for families with disabled children on Islington's Local Offer directory.

Setting up a Nursery

If you are interested in setting up a nursery in Islington, you will want to consider where there migt be a demand for childcare. Islington's Childcare Sufficiency Assessment will give you an indication of which areas of Islington have a need for further childcare. Islington is…

Sexual abuse and rape

If you have been raped, made to have sex when you didn’t want it or you have been touched in a way that makes you feel frightened or uncomfortable it is a crime. It is never your fault, no one has the right to have…

Sexual Health Services for Young People with SEND

Sexual Health Services for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged up to 25 years of age are provided through a number of Young People’s Sexual Health Clinics based within the Islington area.  These sexual health services can be contacted directly by a…

Short Breaks

Short Breaks are a way of giving parents of disabled children a break from their caring responsibilities. Short Breaks also benefit the disabled child or young person, helping them to play with friends, keep fit, improve their communication skills, gain independence or simply have fun.…

Short Breaks for children with severe and complex needs

The Council funds a range of clubs, activities and services that provide short breaks for severe and complex disabilities.  These are sometimes called Targeted Short Breaks. They are only open to people who have been assessed as needing them. This is explained in the Islington…

Single Route of Redress - National Trial

In line with Schedule 2 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 all local areas in England are required to publish details in their local offers for ‘notifying parents and young people of their right to appeal a decision of the local authority…

Sixth Form and College Open Events 2020-21

The Sixth Form and College Open Events for 2020-21 bulletin has details of open events at local sixth forms and further education colleges. Events can be added and changed so please check with the sixth form or college before attending. 

Smoking? Need help to stop?

If you want to give up smoking and are finding it hard, there are local services that can help. Breathe - the 'stop smoking service', is a free service available in many locations across Islington. You can contact the service on T: 020 3633 2609. NHS Choices has…

Social media

You can keep up-to-date with what's happening in Islington via social media. Islington Youth Council Follow the Youth Council on Twitter @IslingtonYC and on Instagram. Youth hubs Keep up-to-date with what's happening at Islington's youth hubs... Follow Platform on Facebook and Twitter Follow Lift on Facebook…

Social media

You can keep up-to-date with what's happening in Islington via social media. Islington Youth Council Follow the Youth Council on Twitter @IslingtonYC and on Instagram. Youth hubs Keep up-to-date with what's happening at Islington's youth hubs... Follow Platform on Facebook and Twitter Follow Lift on Facebook and Twitter

Special School Admission Information

Most children and young people with SEN are educated in mainstream schools. Each mainstream school in Islington is supported by the Outreach teams linked to the local special schools. Their role is to build the skills, knowledge and capacity of mainstream schools to make sure…

Starting Solids

The first time a baby eats solid foods is a new chapter in your baby’s life and can be both exciting and a little scary. The good thing is that if you wait until your baby shows that they are ready, it will be much…

Starting work or work experience safely

During your first few days at work or at the start of work experience, your employer should explain a few basic safety rules to you so that you work in a safe way. It is your responsibility to follow safety instructions, so you keep yourself…

Staying safe

Have fun and stay safe. Enjoying yourself is part of being young but you need to think about your safety too. CitySafe Havens, are places to go if you find yourself in a difficult situation. Your safety Find out about how to be safe while still…

Staying well all year round

It is important to stay healthy all year round.  When the weather is very cold or very hot people are more susceptible to becoming ill. This is especially true for people over 65 years of age, people with a long-term condition, such as diabetes or…

Student budgets

These websites offer advice to help students save money and balance their budgets Money Saving Expert contains financial and budgeting advice for students Student Cash Point offers advice to help you manage your finances. The Student Room offers financial support as well as other advice for students  Save…